Depending on your circumstances you may be entitled to a variety of different welfare benefits, each have their own criteria to qualify. You can check our A-Z of benefits to look at some of the benefit available.


To check your possible entitlement yourself online, you can look at the following sites:

  • GOV.UK Benefit Calculators – Benefit calculators to check what benefits you may be entitled to.
  • GOV.UK Tax Credit Calculator  –  Get an estimate on how much tax credit you may be entitled to (for those still eligible to claim tax credits rather than Universal Credit)
  • Turn2us – A National Charity site to check possible benefit entitlement.