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Help and advice about benefits

This page provides contact details for organisations giving help and advice on a range of benefits, including our own Benefit Team.

Contact Details

You can contact our Benefit or Customer Services Teams in a variety of ways.

For Benefits you can:

For Customer Services you can:

Visit the Customer Services Centre at 40 Bell Street, Wigston or visit Oadby Library. For address details and opening hours please check the Customer Services Centre page.

If you have difficulty getting around and would like a home visit please contact us in any of the above ways.

You can also contact the Citizens Advice Bureau and to find their nearest office please access their Citzens Advice Bureau website.

Help and advice about other benefits

If you need advice or wish to make a claim for Pension Credit, you can call the Pension Credit advice line on freephone (0800) 991234 or visit GOV.UK.

If you need advice or wish to make a claim for Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support or Employment and Support Allowance, you can call the Department of Work and Pensions on Leicester (0116) 252 9000 or visit the GOV.UK website for advice on a wide range of benefits and allowances.

If you need advice or wish to make a claim for Personal Independence Payment or Attendance Allowance, you can call the Disability Benefits helpline on freephone (0800) 882 200 or on (0845) 712 3456 or visit the GOV.UK website.

If you need advice or wish to make a claim for Tax Credits, you can contact the Inland Revenue on (0845) 300 3900 or visit GOV.UK website.

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