Benefits

This category contains listings of services that can advise or assist you with your benefits. For further information on the different types of benefits and claiming, please see the Direct.gov website. To find out what you may be entitled to, you can also check out the Entitled-to Benefits Calculator.

Mind also provide a handy Benefits FAQ and a Where you can find help page.

Advising London

Advising London (formerly Blackfriars Advice Centre) is a generalist, independent, confidential advice agency.  They provide advice on: Money matters, debt Welfare Benefits Housing Employment Consumer Issues Immigration

Big Book of Benefits & Mental Health

The Big Book has updated user-friendly information, tips, tactics and sample forms to support anyone living with mental health problems and those who advise them, in the ever changing world of “welfare reforms” Written in an engaging, informal style with many illustrations and copious examples, this book aims to make complex information about benefits more accessible more »

Disability Advice Service Lambeth

DASL is an independent charity working with, and on behalf of, disabled people of all ages from all impairment groups including people with mental health problems. We also provide some of our services to carers, including parent carers, and older people. DASL’s Advice Service is mainly for people with mental health problems. They also try more »

Disability Rights UK

We are disabled people leading change, working to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens. A national charity aiming to relieve poverty and improve the living standards of disabled people.  Provides information on social security benefits and tax credits to disabled people, their more »

Every Pound Counts Lambeth

They offer advice to help you find out what benefits you’re entitled to, and how to access them. You may qualify for advice from the Every Pound Counts Service. If you do not qualify you can get advice from One Lambeth Advice. Every Pound Counts is available to the following Lambeth residents: people with disabilities more »

Jobcentre Plus in Lambeth

Advisors are able to help you find employment based on your circumstances, current employment status, and any benefits and allowances you are receiving. You can also receive help with applying for any benefits you might be entitled to. The Disability Employment Advisor (DEA) can help people with mental health problems or other disabilities to find more »

Jobcentre Plus in Southwark

Advisors are able to help you find employment based on your circumstances, current employment status, and any benefits and allowances you are receiving. You can also receive help with applying for any benefits you might be entitled to. The Disability Employment Advisor (DEA) can help people with mental health problems or other disabilities to find more »

Lambeth Law Centre

Lambeth Law centre offers legal advice, appointments and representation on housing, welfare rights, debt, immigration, employment and discrimination in the workplace. They can provide appeal representation and work on legally complex cases. Lambeth Law Centre works with a network of advice agencies in Lambeth who provide free, independent, confidential, impartial advice in housing, debt, welfare rights. employment more »

Merton & Lambeth Citizens Advice Bureau

Offers free face to face and telephone advice and information on a range of issues including benefits, housing, debt, consumer and employment rights. Assistance with information search and access to leaflets and other literature, the internet, etc. The service is confidential and independent.

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

  Personal Independence Payment (PIP) helps with some of the extra costs caused by long-term ill-health or a disability if you’re aged 16 to 64.  PIP started to replace Disability Living Allowance (DLA) from 8/4/13. To qualify for PIP, you must: be aged 16 to 64 have a long-term health condition or disability and difficulties with more »

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