Am I eligible for benefits?

If you’re not sure if you are entitled to benefits, take a look at the following local and national organisations.

BetterOff is a free service for Herefordshire residents, which identifies if you’re entitled to receive benefits and helps you apply for them online.

Citizens Advice offer free information on benefits, including those related to coronavirus, to ensure you get the help you’re entitled to.

Citizens Advice Herefordshire also provide free information around benefits, debt solutions and budgeting.

Entitledto offer a free benefits calculator to help you see what you might be eligible to claim.

The Government has an extensive online benefits section, which provides information and guidance on available benefits and financial support, if you’re looking for work or you’re temporarily unable to work.

Herefordshire Council provide welfare benefits support to help you claim or appeal complex benefits issues. They may also be able to offer a home visit service, for those who are unable to leave home due to disabilities or caring responsibilities.

Turn2Us provide a free benefits calculator, so you can quickly see what you’re entitled to claim, along with a handy A to Z of the different benefits.