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Benefits and Allowances

·    Major benefits and allowances available

·    Benefits Checker & Calculator

·    How do I get this service?

·    Related links

·    External links

Major benefits and allowances available

·    State Pension

·    Pension Credit

·    Income Support

·    Employment and Support Allowance

·    Incapacity Benefit (only applicable to claimants prior to Jan 2011)

·    Jobseeker’s Allowance

·    Tax Credits

·    Council Tax and Housing Benefits

·    Attendance Allowance

·    Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

·    Carer’s Allowance

·    Winter Fuel Payment

·    Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG)

·    Bereavement Benefits

·    Leicestershire Welfare Provision (LWP)

Benefits Checker & Calculator

·    Check your entitlements with this online benefits checker and calculator

How do I get this service?

·    The ways of claiming benefits differ.  The links above give more information about how to claim

Related links

·    What happens to my spouses/partner’s benefits when i go in to permanent care?

·    Useful links

·    Concessionary travel – bus passes and vouchers

·    Disabled persons’ parking (blue badge scheme)

·    Paying for social care and support long term

·    Care home funding

External links

·    Benefits checker and calculator

·    Disability Benefits Helpline - for disabled people and their carers

·    GOV.UK – Benefits

·    GOV.UK - Free TV Licences

Page Last Updated: 9 December 2013

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