Useful links relating to debt & welfare benefits

Click on the appropriate link below to obtain the information you require.

Find out about the following sickness benefits that will not affect any other income or/and savings you receive

Disability Living Allowance (for a child)

Personal Independence Payment

Attendance Allowance 

Universal Credit

If you lose your job and have no savings, you are entitled to apply for Universal Credit for housing costs and personal allowance. For information on how to claim, click here.

Debt Advice

The following links will take you to organisations that will be happy to assist you with any detailed debt issues you may have.

Calculators

Based on the information that people provide, such as where you live, whether you are single or in a partnership this calculator will be able to assist you in calculating any benefit entitlement that you may have.

Would you like to know what welfare benefits you may be entitled to? Then try the Entitledto calculator. You may want to work out – what is your weekly budget?

Grants (Turn2us)

You may qualify for financial assistance by applying for a grant. Have a look at the Turn2us  website.

Savings & small low cost loans (Credit Union)

If you are in a financial position to save a small amount on a regular basis,  or would like to borrow a small loan with a very low interest rate, then contact Credit Union

Pensions

Would you like to know about …

If you would you like to talk to someone about your pension query, you could contact Pensionwise

Identity theft protection guide

Remember to protect yourself from identity theft and fraud!

Use this useful guide to help you find ways of preventing theft, as well as learning some of the impacts identity theft can cause. 

Come to our drop-in service at the Wellingborough Library in the town centre and speak to our Benefits Advisor! We’re available on Tuesdays & Thursdays from 1pm to 4pm. You can receive help and advice about debts or/and benefits issues you may have.