City : Money, Housing and Benefits : Benefits
Here is some information on the benefits available but you can always speak to someone in person about your situation.
- If you are over 18 then click here to find out what benefits you could be entitled to and how to claim them. You can also come to the Elevate Team in the Elevate Bracknell Forest IAG Hub for more information
- If you are under 18 then go to the Elevate Team in the IAG Hub to get information
- Getting a job is a full time job;
- Digital jobs market;
- Universal Jobmatch;
- Work related activities;
- The interview;
- Keeping the job.
If you are returning to work after an illness and were receiving incapacity benefit you could apply for this type of benefit once you have started work. There is more information on the following website: Jobseekers Allowance and low income benefits
How do I Apply?
For information on all DWP benefits including Jobseekers Allowance, heating, housing benefits, carers and disability.
HMRC Tax Credit Guide: A useful government website that offers information on tax credits
Child Poverty Action Group: A national charity which aims to reduce child poverty and supports families on benefits in the UK
Personal Independence Payment (PIP):Information on the government scheme PIP that helps with some of the extra costs caused by long-term ill-health or a disability if you’re aged 16 to 64.
For more information on housing and council tax benefits have a look at the “Help with Housing” Floor.