Benefits

Claiming benefits You may be able to claim some money from the Government.

Different benefits Some of the benefits you may be able to get are:

Disability Living Allowance
- If you need someone to help look after you or have problems walking

Employment and Support Allowance - If you are unable to work because of a disability or illness

Working Tax Credit - If you are in work but earn a low pay


Income Support - If you do not have a job or you work less than 16 hours a week

Disabled Students Allowance - If you are a student in higher education you may be able to claim to pay for the things you need to help with your school work

Housing benefit - If you rent your home and have a low income or get some benefits you may be able to get help to pay your rent

For more information on each of these benefits, have a look at the GOV.UK website.
Information There are a number of places you can go for advice and information.

Redbridge Welfare Benefits Team can help with advice on benefits.
Telephone 020 8708 4180, Monday, Wednesday and Friday between 10.00am and 1.00pm. For more information have a look at Redbridge Council's website.

Redbridge Centre for Independent and Inclusive Living can help fill in a claim form.
For more information have a look atRedbridge Centre for Independent and Inclusive Living website.

A Disability Employment Adviser at Redbridge Jobcentre Plus can advise you on what benefits you can claim.Telephone 0845 604 3719 or visit the Jobcentre at 564-570, High Road, Seven Kings, Ilford, Essex IG3 8EJ

Redbridge Citizens Advice Bureau can help with questions you have.
Telephone: 0208 514 5700 or visit them at Broadway Chambers, 1 Cranbrook Road, Ilford, IG1 4DU. For more information have a look at Redbridge Citizens Advice Bureau website.

GOV.UK has lots of information about the different benefits for disabled people. For more information have a look at GOV.UK website.