It's important to make sure that you get all the help that you're entitled to.

These pages give you information on benefits and tax credits if you are working or unemployed, sick or disabled, a parent, a young person, an older person or a veteran. There is also information about council tax and housing costs, national insurance, payment of benefits and problems with benefits.

This content applies to England

Benefits - introduction

Help if on a low income

In work or looking for work

Sick or disabled people and carers

Children and young people

Older people

Armed forces and veterans


Coming from abroad and claiming benefits

Welfare benefits reform

The Benefit Cap