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Self-help – Welfare Benefits

The benefits system is enormously complex and confusing. Due to welfare reform there have been significant restrictions and changes to entitlement and more to come in the future. Below you will find a range of resources to help you check your benefit entitlement, challenge decisions, appeals and the impact of welfare reform.


Benefits information and advice:

A-Z of benefits:

Benefits Factsheets:

Benefits information (WRAMAS):

Search for grants tool:

Benefits and grants relevant to your situation:

Benefits Calculator:

PIP factsheet (CPAG):

Universal Credit factsheet (CPAG):

Appeals and mandatory reconsideration:


Benefit cap:

Welfare Reform – Future changes which may affect you: