Trafford Housing Trust

Benefits advice

The welfare benefits  system is complex and can be difficult to navigate. At THT we have Welfare Rights Officers who can check that you are receiving all the money you are entitled to, with making a claim and to appeal decisions you don’t agree with. They can visit you at home or you can come in to our office. If you would like to speak to one of the team, please complete this form and someone will get back to you. 

Benefit Checker Tools You can check that you are receiving all of the money you are entitled to by using one of these benefit check tools. www.entitledto.co.uk  or  benefits-calculator.turn2us.org.uk/AboutYou or www.gov.uk/tax-credits-calculator

To make a claim for Universal Credit www.gov.uk/apply-universal-credit to claim Tax Credit's, call 0345 300 3900 to claim Housing Benefit or/ and Council tax Benefit (if you claim Universal credit, you will still need to apply for council Tax Support)  onlineclaimforms.trafford.gov.uk/viewer/org/production/apps/HBNewclaim/ To claim Personal Independance Payments www.gov.uk/pip/how-to-claim For information about all of the available benefits, click here www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/

For help with completing your claim, you can speak to one of our advisors or, look at some online guidance www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/

If you do not agree with a decision made about your benefit claim, you may be able to appeal. We can help you with this, from mandatory reconsideration to Tribunal. If you would like to speak with an advisor, please leave your details and we will get back to you. 

 

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