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It can be confusing to understand which benefits apply.
This benefits calculator from Turn2Us (shared by Family Fund) might help.
Subject to eligibility, benefits could include:
Depending on the circumstances, you might also be able to get:
For those assessed by their local council as needing care and support services, they may be eligible for:
Those on a low income may be eligible for Universal Credit and could get help with housing costs. They also may be eligible for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction from their local council.
A low salary may be topped up by claiming:
An Access to Work grant can be applied for to access:
Some people do not have to pay VAT on certain goods and services if they’re just for their own use and they’re disabled or have a long-term illness.