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Help with Benefits and Bills

Published on 10 May 2022 11:00 PM

Every year, millions of pounds in benefits goes unclaimed by older people in Northern Ireland. Some are put off by the claims process, others simply don’t know what support is available to them. This guide will help make sure you’re not one of those missing out.

If you’re over pension age, you could be entitled to benefits you haven’t been able to claim before. These can help with basic needs like housing and care costs, or give you a bit more freedom to do the things you enjoy. Last year, Age NI helped thousands of older people put more money in their pockets by identifying over £1 million in unclaimed benefits. However you use the money, it’s yours and you’re entitled to it.

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Last updated: Jul 03 2023

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