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Benefits help

As a veteran, you may be entitled to benefits, especially if you are: 

  • Unemployed and looking for work
  • In work and on a low income
  • Ill or have a disability
  • Care for someone
  • Retired

What are you entitled to?

Our calculator does all the hard work for you and will tell you what you can claim.


What benefits might I be entitled to?

Pension Credit

This is an income-related benefit to help you in retirement, if you're on a low income or struggling to make ends meet.

Find out more about Pension Credit

Disability Benefits

If you have an illness or disability that means you need help at home, you may be able to get extra money to make things easier. 

If you're aged over 65, you could claim Attendance Allowance

If you're aged under 65, you could claim Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Carer's Allowance

If you look after someone who has a disability for more than 35 hours a week, then you could be entitled to Carer's Allowance.

Find out more about Carer's Allowance


What do I do next?

What are you entitled to?

Our calculator does all the hard work for you and will tell you what you can claim.

Get in touch with your local Age UK for face-to-face advice and help claiming benefits

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For more information call Age UK on 0800 055 6112

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Partnering with SSAFA

As part of Joining Forces, Age UK is partnering with SSAFA, the Armed Forces Charity, to deliver 12 local projects across England.

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Last updated: Nov 06 2017

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