Welfare Rights resources links
Citizens Advice online guide. Has a large section on benefits.
Department for Work and Pensions. Useful A-Z guide to benefits.
The Inland Revenue’s guide to tax credits. Calculate and submit claims online.
Community Legal Advice. Find an adviser online or get advice direct over the telephone.
Advice Services Alliance information including benefits.
Low Incomes Tax Reform Group
– provides detailed information on tax and tax credits for people on low incomes, including pensioners, students and low income workers.
Every Disabled Child Matters
Disability Information and Advice Line services. Information on disability benefits and services.
Information on disability benefits and services.
Information on benefits and other services for older people. Links to separate websites for Wales, Scotland and NI.
Information on benefits and services for lone parents.
Information on debt issues.
Information on housing issues. Links to separate websites for Wales, Scotland and NI.
Welfare rights website for advice workers.
Social Security and Child Support Commissioners' website; includes information about appealing against tribunal decisions.
Software for benefits advice.
Childrens Legal Centre Migrant Childresn Project
Liberty's human rights advice service for the voluntary sector
Advice and consultancy for advice agencies and solicitors' practices challenging decisions by public authorities.
Association of Charity Officers; includes searchable directory of member "benevolent" charities, and a telephone helpline to link individuals in need with the most appropriate charity.
Turn2us; includes searchable directory of organisations offering financial help, with eligibility criteria. Also includes a benefits calculator.
Family Rights Group offers specialist information about families' legal rights and what they can expect of the social care system.
Consumer Focus, the consumer champion for energy users, offers a searchable knowledge base of energy issues including regulatory requirements, tips on how to resolve complaints, and contact details for companies.
Devon County Council website
Child Poverty Action Group is the leading charity campaigning for the abolition of poverty among children and young people in the UK and for the improvement of the lives of low-income families.
DWP Decision Makers Guide
The Inland Revenue's guidance manual on Tax Credits
The National Association of Welfare Rights Advisors
Department for Work and Pensions
Job Centre Plus
Department for Work and Pensions press releases
HM Revenue and Customs
UK Border Agency asylum support pages
Department of Health
Department for Education and Skills
Children and Young People's Unit
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister
Office of the Deputy Prime Minister press releases
10 Downing street
Number 10 Strategy Unit