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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.

You can contact our Benefit Team by clicking here and if you have difficulty getting around and would like a home visit please contact us.

You can visit us in person at the Council Offices or at our Customer Service Centre at Oadby Library. For address details and opening hours click here.

There is also a Citizens Advice Bureau in South Wigston and for address, opening hours and contact details click here.

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 the Pension Service website or 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 Her Majesty's Revenues and Customs website.

Last updated: Tuesday, 18 March 2014 3:51 pm

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