In this section you will learn about the financial help you can get and how it will be paid. Or, if you have been declined benefits, find out what you can do and how you can appeal.
From benefits and tax credits, to attendance allowance and children’s benefit – our advisers and online guides can help you find the answers to your questions.
Q. I am pregnant – what benefits am I entitled to?
Q. I have an illness and have had to give up work – what can I claim?
Q. I have just been made redundant – am I entitled to benefits?
If you have a question about benefits, Adviceguide is a self-help website from Citizens Advice Bureau. On this site you will find information and advice on a range of topics, fact sheets, ‘how to’ guides, and tips for helping you manage your money. Visit www.adviceguide.org.uk to learn more.
If you can’t find the answer to your problem, then you can make an appointment to meet face-to-face with one of our fully trained, volunteer advisers. To allow us to make the best possible assessment of your situation, please bring any of the following documents with you:
- Details of any benefits currently received
- A note of your council tax banding
- A note of your gross or net earnings for in-work benefit calculations
- Copies of any letters or emails you have sent or received
- Confirmation letters of benefits refused for appeal purposes
Contact us on 0141 944 2612 to make an appointment.