Self Help

Welfare Benefits and Financial Planning

Below are a series of guidance documents relating to welfare benefits, these explain how to complete claim forms effectively and the appeals and tribunal process. The law changes regularly so information contained within is for guidance only and should not be treated as a definitive source of benefit law.

 

We have  developed a podcast, guides and top tips in relation to Universal Credit. To listen to the podcast or read the guides, click the links below:

 

In addition to our own guidance documents there are a number of useful websites and organisations, listed below, that can also provide you with information and support.

Law for Life Advisory Tools

seAp Advocacy – Online Help to Prepare for Benefits Assessments

  • Digital service from seAp advocacy aimed at helping people going through the process of applying for disability related benefits: www.c-app.org.uk

 

Money Advice

Loan Sharks and Illegal Money Lending

Produced by the England Illegal Money Lending Team this short film warns of the dangers of illegal money lenders. The film is available in several languages. Click on the links below to watch the film.

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