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Benefits

 

DWP PIP Factsheet: 4. Passporting to other benefits & services (Part 1)

 

 

The Personal Independence Payment toolkit

Complaints Resolution Team – Contacts

Benefits Calculators

The Pension Credit Toolkit on GOV.UK

Proposed benefit rates for 2016-2017

 

A new contact number for claimants in receipt of Disability Living Allowance whose date of birth is on or before the 8th April 1948  comes into effect 25 February 2015 – 0345 (0845) 605 6055.  

All other claimants telephone DLA Helpline 0345 (0845) 7123456.

Attendance Allowance Service Centre 0345 605 6055 or 0845 605 6055

Text Phone number for Attendance Allowance will be 0845 604 5312.
 
The existing Helpline number – 0845 712 3456 – will become a dedicated line for Disability Living Allowance only

Knowsley Housing Trust produced an informative video to find out about how you may be affected by the Government changes to how the benefits system works.

There is a lot to take in but the information on their video and on their Welfare Reform help pages will give you a good start to understanding the changes which are coming and help you to make plans to prepare.

Watch the video here

Click on the links below for more information and updates about all types of benefits and allowances.  

If you need more help and support about benefits and money matters, click here for a list of local places where you can get independent advice and information.