Benefits and Advice

Action for Carers Surrey

Enabling carers to have a voice and realise a life outside caring.  Are you looking after someone or do you know someone who is caring?  We may be able to help.

01483 302748

www.actionforcarers.org.uk

Department for Work & Pensions

Personal Independence Payment

Help towards some of the extra costs you might have because of a health condition or disability.

0845 850 3322

www.gov.uk/pip

CAB - Citizens Advice Bureau

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice.

Office Line:

01483 776713

www.adviceguide.org.uk

www.swru.org

Email: bureau@swru.org

 

Jobcentre Plus

Jobcentre Plus can help with;

  • Assessing your Benefits if you return to work
  • Job hunting
  • Training
  • Applying for work
  • If a lone parent
  • Benefit Entitlements
  • Making a claim
  • Local programmes
  • Support for the disabled

https://www.gov.uk/

Purley Job Centre Plus

Tel. 0845 6043719

Surrey's Local Assistance Scheme

This scheme has been set up for people in Surrey with nowhere else to turn, to apply for help with essential needs.  Such needs may include food, cooking equipment, bedding and travel costs in an emergency.

Tel. 03456 009 009

Email: contact.centre@surreycc.gov.uk

refer to leaflet below.

Turn2us

Turn2us helps people in financial need gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and other financial help - online, by phone and face to face through partner organisations.

http://www.turn2us.org.uk/

Welfare Rights Unit

Keeping you updated on Welfare Reform including benefit and tax credit information, PIP and Legal Advice contacts.

http://www.swru.org/