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Benefit Checks and Grants

Benefit checks

You can use the on-line benefits checker at Turn2Us at

However, if you fall into one of the following groups, the calculator may not be suitable as special rules can often apply. If this affects you, contact a local advice agency for support in checking your benefits.

  • Students
  • People under 18
  • People permanently in residential care, nursing home or hospital
  • Prisoners
  • People on strike
  • People who are not British or Irish citizens
  • UK nationals who live abroad

Grants search

Turn2Us also offer an on-line grant search facility at or alternatively you can call them on 0808 802 2000.

For a list of local grants see for information

Benefit appeals

Credit Unions

Food banks

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