Disability benefits

If you are disabled, you might be entitled to some or all of the following benefits.

The Severe Disablement Allowance has been succeeded by the Employment and Support Allowance. To reassess your claim, contact JobCentre Plus.

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Other support includes:

If you are elderly or a carer, you may also be entitled to other benefits.

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Visit carers financial support page

Contact the Welfare Benefits Team for advice


Are you receiving the correct Benefits? Do you need help to claim Benefits?
We are committed to assisting Redbridge residents to claim the benefits and credits which they may be entitled to.

  • We work with the community to raise awareness of benefits, and how to claim them
  • We advise clients about the benefits they may be entitled to
  • We run weekly surgeries at the Customer Service Centre and ad-hoc surgeries at health facilities around the borough, all surgeries are by appointment only
  • We can provide advice on how to prepare for Social Security Appeal Tribunals
  • We work in partnership with other council services and the voluntary sector to promote social inclusion in Redbridge

How to contact the Welfare Benefits Team


Email: welfare.benefits@redbridge.gov.uk
Write to us:
Welfare Benefits Team
London Borough of Redbridge
Lynton House
255-259 High Road
Ilford, IG1 1NN
Telephone: 020 8708 4180 Monday to Friday 9am to 12:30pm only

Useful links

Other MyLife pages: Work-related benefits, Tax credits, Housing benefits, Help filling in benefit forms, Disabled facilities grant, Carers financial support

External websites: GOV.UK, Disability Rights UK