Unclaimed benefits


Let's Talk MoneyEvery year in Northern Ireland, almost £200m of benefits that older people are entitled to go unclaimed - including Pension Credit, Housing Benefit and Lone Pensioner Credit. Below are some figures that illustrate the problem.

Unclaimed benefits

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<a href="http://www.ageuk.org.uk/northern-ireland/money-matters/claiming-benefits/unclaimed-benefits/"><img width="441" height="850" src="http://www.ageuk.org.uk/Global/age-ni/services/advice/Unclaimed-Benefits-Infographic-Northern_Ireland.png" title="Unclaimed benefits" alt="Age NI unclaimed benefits infographic"/></a><br /><br /><a href="http://www.ageni.org">Age NI:</a> <a href="http://www.ageuk.org.uk/northern-ireland/money-matters/claiming-benefits/unclaimed-benefits/">How many benefits go unclaimed by pensioners every year?</a>


More useful information

Download our guide and poster

opens link in new window More money in your pocket (PDF 358KB)
A guide to claiming benefits for people over pension age.

opens link in new window Let's talk money (PDF 2MB)
A poster for promoting Age NI's free benefits check.

Use the benefits calculator

Even if you’re claiming some benefits, you may be entitled to others. Get checked for them all.

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Age NI Advice Line:
0808 808 7575

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