Benefits advice

Welfare Rights Service

We offer:

  • Welfare advice and benefits checks
  • Help with applying for benefits
  • Help in a crisis, e.g. if you have no money
  • Help with benefit appeals and tribunal representation
  • Basic debt and housing advice.

For social work clients and older people

  • Advice on maximising your income.

For people with cancer and their carers

  • Specialist Macmillan benefits adviser.

Average wait for appointment

  • It depends on urgency: 1 to 3 weeks.