Check for Benefits

The Welfare Benefits system in this country was set up to help people who are entitled to financial support.


You may have heard that benefits are changing. Some of these changes have already happened but there are more planned for the future. You can find out more on the Your Benefits are Changing website. It is important to plan for these as soon as possible.

Universal Credit

One of the biggest changes is that a new benefit called Universal Credit will replace a number of other ones. This may affect the amount of benefit you get and will certainly affect the way your money is paid.

Useful Tools

Here are some tools that can help you find out what you are entitled to, understand your benefits situation and plan for claiming benefits in the future.