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Benefits & Tax Credits

If you are unsure about your entitlement to benefits, Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk can advise you and conduct a benefit check on your behalf.

Our Welfare Benefit Specialists can assist clients with completing applications for Universal Credit, Tax Credits, Jobseekers Allowance, Employment & Support Allowance, Personal Independence Payments, Disability Living Allowance (renewals for children), Attendance Allowance, Pension Credit, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction.

If a client is unhappy with a benefit decision, whether it is a sanction, overpayment or the level of an award, our Welfare Benefit Specialists will discuss with them the process of challenging the decision. Our Specialists can also represent clients at Welfare Benefit Tribunals.

In addition to applying for benefits, they can also help with applications for local welfare support including blue badges and bus passes.

Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk run a project for the South Suffolk Branch of the MS Society specifically for families affected by Multiple Sclerosis. If you or a family member is affected by MS please mention this to the Adviser when you contact us.

The team provides benefit talks to local groups and if you would like them to visit your group please get in touch.

Depending on your situation, you may find Turn2us or Entitledto benefit calculators useful.

For detailed advice please contact Citizens Advice Mid Suffolk on 01449 676060 or contact us online.