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A informative and confidential service for anyone over 50 years of age who requires help or assistance with their benefits.

Each year up to £3.5bn of Pension Credit and Housing Benefit goes unclaimed by older people. Let us help make it easier.

We can advise you about the benefits that you may be entitled to.

  • Attendance Allowance
  • Health Benefits
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Council Tax Support
  • Pension Credit
  • State Pension
  • Public Transport Concession
  • Winter Fuel Payments
  • Warm Home Discount Scheme
  • Cold Weather Payments

We can support you with:

  • Benefits check to see if you are entitled.
  • Signposting to other relevant agencies who can help if we are unable to.
  • Community Locality Hubs, please call 01983 525282 for further information

Since the service began in April 2005, we have helped older people on the Isle of Wight to claim over £8 million pounds in extra benefits.

What does it cost?

This service costs a standard fee of £50.00. Welfare benefit checking is a non-profit service of Age UK Isle of Wight. This means the fee spent directly covers the the staffing and other running costs to assist you.

Get in Touch Today

Call us on (01983) 525282 If the team is unavailable when you ring, we will call you back as soon as possible or email us using the link to the right.

Check What You're Entitled To Online

Our in person welfare and benefit checking service is in high demand. If you are able to, please consider using this online tool. This allows us to reduce the wait time for those unable to get online.