Department for Work and Pensions
This is a useful resource giving information about options for claiming benefits for both people with disabilities and their carers. It also provides instructions about how to go about claiming.


Citizens Advice
Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice to everyone on their rights and responsibilities.


Turn2Us
A national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.


Advice Now
Information on the law and your rights regarding benefits and employment.


Healthy Start

A government based initiative that helps pregnant women on benefits or under the age of 18, and families with young children on benefits, get free vouchers every week to spend on milk, plain fresh and frozen fruit and vegetables, and infant formula milk. You can also get free vitamins.