Claiming all benefits: More money in your pocket


Each year almost £200 million of benefits go unclaimed by older people in Northern Ireland.

Last year, Age NI helped 10,000 older people put more money in their pockets by identifying over £1 million in unclaimed benefits.

Use the benefits calculator

Check to see if you're getting everything you're entitled to.

Even if you already claim some benefits, you may be entitled to others. Get checked for them all.

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Or, you can call the Age NI Advice team on 0808 808 7575 who can explain each benefit and help you fill in your claim forms.

Download More money in your pocket

Imagine what a bit more money could mean for you. It could help with shopping, paying the bills or being able to get out and about. With the cost of living rising, can you afford not to find out more?

For more information about financial support that is available to older people, download our opens link in new window More money in your pocket (PDF 358KB) booklet.

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Help us to spread the word

With so many people missing out on financial support they are entitled to, we need your help.
Download and print or email our poster for your local community – GP surgeries, libraries, churches, etc.

opens link in new window Let's talk money poster (PDF 2MB)

Age NI Advice Line:
0808 808 7575

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