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Welcome to the section dedicated to benefits. Here, you will find the necessary information about the various benefits. There are also forms of documents that must be completed and sent to individual offices to apply for the benefit.

Please note that the incorrect filling of the document may result in refusal to grant the allowance.

Therefore, it is wise to use the services of professionals who will help you properly fill out an application. If you need assistance in completing the form, please contact us on 01935 508242 or send an email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Universal Credit and going abroad

Many of you ask us if you can go abroad and the same time recieve Universal Credit. Some of you ask if you can go up to 4 weeks or even up to 4 months or longer while you receive medical treatment. We are pleased to provide you information about this topic. If you want to find out please click to open and read the letter from DWP.

Food banks

More and more people in the United Kingdom use food banks. On the one hand, it shows the ever widening gap between the rich and the poor, on the other, the solidarity of common people, who want to help others, the ones in need.

Truth, Lies and Benefits

"Truth, Lies and Benefits" is the theme of a public meeting to be held in Yeovil this Saturday, 18 April. Three local people will address the meeting with their personal accounts of how the benefits system has treated them.

Attendance Allowance

Attendance Allowance is payable if you have care needs and you are over 65 and have some problems with personal care due to physically or mentally disabilities.

Bereavement Allowance

 You can be paid if you are aged between 45 and state pension age when your spouse or civil partner passes away. The amount you may receive depends on the overall level of your partner or civil partner’s National Insurance contributions but also it is depends on your age.

Bereavement Payment

If your husband, wife or civil partner has died you may be able to get Bereavement Payment.

Blue Badge Scheme

The Blue Badge scheme helps those with severe mobility problems who have difficulty using public transport to park close to where they need to go.

Budgeting Loans

You could get a Budgeting Loan to help pay for essential things like rent, furniture, clothes or hire purchase debts.

Carer's Allowance

Carer’s Allowance is a benefit paid to someone who provides care for another person for at least 35 hours per week.

Child Benefit

You get Child Benefit if you’re responsible for a child under 16. It can also be paid until the child is 20 if they are in education or some kinds of training.