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Benefits checkers

It can sometimes be tricky to work out what benefits you could be claiming as a single parent. So it’s worth making sure you’re not missing out. 

If you’re on a low income, you could get help with your housing costs, Council Tax and energy bills, for example. If you have a disability or health condition, you could get extra money each week regardless of your income or savings.

Claiming benefits can mean you’re eligible for other help too, like free prescriptions, discounted travel and cheaper broadband and mobile packages. So even if you’re only entitled to a small amount, it’s worth making a claim.

These 2 benefits checkers will use the information you give to let you know what you could be claiming.

You may be entitled to different benefits based on your age and how many children you have, and we’ll tell you where to go for more information.

These online checkers are guides only. For advice tailored to your specific situation, please talk to us

Date last updated: 22 April 2024

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