Useful telephone contacts

Pensions Direct - advice for people whose pensions are paid into their bank account

Tel: 0845 301 3011

Local Pensions Office - advice for people whose pensions are paid by order book

Tel: 0845 606 0265

New Pensions Claimants

0845 300 1084

Disability Benefits Enquiry Line - advice on Attendance Allowance, Disability Allowance, and will send out forms for these benefits

Tel: 0800 88 22 00

Minimum Income Guarantee Line

Tel: 0800 028 1111

Pensions Credit Line - fill in an application by telephone

Tel: 0800 99 1234

Age UK Advice Line

Tel: 0800 169 6565

Winter Warmth Advice Line

Tel: 0800 085 7000

Warm Front Team - advice on Government funded grants

tel: 0800 316 6011

NHS Carers Direct - advice and support service for carers in England

Tel: 0808 802 0202

Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS) - Get free anoymous debt advice from the UKs leading debt charity.

Tel: 0800 138 1111 - helpline is open 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday. (calls may be recorded for quality and training purporses)

Useful Links

This link will open in new window Welfare Rights

This link will open in new window Department for Work & Pensions

This link will open in new window Moneyfacts

This link will open in new window Citizens Advice Bureau

This link will open in new window Pensions Credit

This link will open in new window NHS Direct

This link will open in new window Carers UK

This link will open in new window NHS Carers Direct (advice and support service for carers in England)

This link will open in new windowDebt Advice - Consumer Credit Counselling Service (CCCS)