Claiming benefits

General information

If you are receiving, wanting to claim, or moving onto Universal Credit, please see the Universal Credit Launchpad on North East Lincolnshire Council’s website. Personal budgeting support is available for individuals moving onto Universal Credit. Nationally, a Universal Credit Money Manager is available.

To learn what benefits you are entitled to, there are online resources you can use. Entitled To’s benefit calculator will help you see what you can claim. Policy in Practice also offer a Benefit and Budgeting Calculator.

Turn2Us is a national charity helping people gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.

You can browse all available benefits on the website and see  North East Lincolnshire Council’s website for information on housing benefit and council tax reduction. also have a Benefit Cap Calculator. 

The Mix (a support service for young people) offer advice for young people on benefits and locally support can be accessed through Centre4’s advice service.