The Government website has a useful tool that allows you to check if you are eligible for benefits and financial support.
There are also some independent, free and anonymous benefits calculators that help you to check what you could be entitled to.
- Benefits calculator from Turn2us
- Policy in Practice better off calculator
- entitledto benefits calculator.
You will need information about your household income, saving and outgoings to use these calculators.
Getting support to make a claim
Merton Welfare Benefits Service offers advice over the phone or email, and phone appointments to assist people in completing applications for welfare benefits
Merton Civic Centre 2nd floor
Phone: 020 8545 4178
Citizens Advice Merton and Lambeth provides telephone advice or you can book an in-person appointment.
Merton CIL works with Deaf and Disabled people only.
Age UK Merton has an information and advice service that helps with benefit checks and form-filling.