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How to get welfare benefits advice

Local advice services  

For information on local advice services see our advice sessions page49.

Nottinghamshire Help Yourself lists a number of organisations that provide benefits and financial advice. 

National government contacts   

HM Revenue and Customs

Tax credit
Telephone: 0845 300 3900
Textphone: 0845 300 3909

Pension credit
Telephone: 0800 99 1234
Textphone: 0800 169 0133

Provides personal finance information such tax codes, national insurance contributions etc. www.hmrc.gov.uk


The central website for all government services. Good information on a wide range of benefits www.gov.uk

National advice organisations   

Citizens Advice

Free, independent and confidential advice to help people resolve their legal, money and other problems.
Telephone: 0115 938 8050  Web: www.adviceguide.org.uk

Age UK

Range of information aimed at older people.
Telephone: 0800 169 6565
Web: www.ageuk.org.uk

Carers UK

Information aimed at carers.
Telephone: 0808 808 7777
Web: www.carersuk.org/Information/Financialhelp

Community legal advice

Free, confidential advice on benefits and other legal issues. Searchable directory of local advice providers.
Telephone: 0845 345 4345
Web: www.communitylegaladvice.org.uk

Money Advice Service

Free and impartial money advice, set up by the government.

Web: www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk

Society of later life advisers

Support in finding trusted accredited financial advisers who understand financial needs in later life.

Web: www.societyoflaterlifeadvisers.co.uk

Neighbouring local authorities   

Nottingham City Council
Telephone: 0115 955 5555
Web: www.nottinghamcity.gov.uk

Derbyshire County Council
Telephone: 0845 120 2985
Web: www.derbyshire.gov.uk/Social_health/benefits_and_rights

Lincolnshire County Council
Telephone: 01522 552 222
Web: www.lincolnshire.gov.uk

Leicestershire County Council
Telephone: 0116 232 3232
Web: www.leics.gov.uk/welfare_rights

North Lincolnshire Council
Telephone: 01724 296 296
Web: www.northlincs.gov.uk

Sheffield City Council (South Yorkshire)
Telephone: 0114 272 6444
Web: www.sheffield.gov.uk/welfare-rights-and-benefits-advice

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