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.
- Disability Living Allowance
- Carers Allowance
- Income Support
- Incapacity Benefit or Employment and Support Allowance
- Attendance Allowance
- Jobseekers Allowance
- Pension Credit
- Housing Benefit
- Council Tax Benefits
- Direct payments for care and services
- Community Care Grants
- Permitted Work under benefits
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.