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Benefits guides

Our benefits guides offer more information about a range of benefits and how to go about claiming them, so you can make sure you're not missing out.

You can download the guides from this page, or call the Age UK Advice Line on 0800 678 1602 to have them sent to your home for free. 

More money in your pocket

A huge amount of state benefits go unclaimed. Could you be missing out? A little extra money can go a long way, so why not see what you could be entitled to? Find out more here.

Attendance Allowance

If you have a disability or illness that means you might need extra help at home you might be able to get Attendance Allowance. Read our guide to find out more.

Carer's Allowance

Carer's Allowance is the main welfare benefit to help carers. Even if you don’t think of yourself as a carer, it's worth checking if Carer’s Allowance could help you. Read our guide here.

Council Tax Reduction

Council Tax is a compulsory, property-based tax paid to local authorities. You might be eligible for a discount or exemption on yours. Read our guide on Council Tax Reduction here.

Pension Credit

Pension Credit can give you some extra money in retirement. If you’re struggling to make ends meet, claiming Pension Credit could help. Find out more here.

State Pension

The State Pension is a regular payment made to you by the Government once you reach State Pension age. Read our guide to understand more.

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Last updated: Apr 12 2024

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