Helping people claim £1,000,000 in benefits

Helping people claim £1,000,000 in benefits

Welfare Benefits Advice in Northamptonshire

This service offers information and advice about disability benefits, including benefits checks, assistance with form filling, support with appeals and preparation for tribunal.

During the year 422 people received assistance from the service and they were able to claim £584,903 in benefits that they may not have otherwise received without our intervention. 

Welfare Benefits Advice in Bedfordshire and Luton

This service offers information and advice about disability benefits, including benefits checks, assistance with form filling, support with appeals and preparation for tribunal. 
During the year 2,190 people received assistance from the service and they were able to claim £614,604 in state benefits that they may not have been able to claim without our intervention. 

For more information please email us or call The Disability Resource Centre on 01582 470900.

We can help with general benefits

We can help with general benefits advice for people with disabilities.

Every year millions of pounds of welfare benefits are not claimed.

We can help with general benefits advice for people with disabilities and make appointments with the Benefits Advisors who can give more specific advice such as benefits checks and help with form filling:

  • Carers allowance (CA)
  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA) – for both children and adults
  • Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Attendance allowance (AA)
  • Personal Independence Payments (PIPs)
  • Disability premiums Severe Disability Premium (SDP)
  • Housing Benefit and council tax support
  • Incapacity Benefit (IB)
  • Tax Credits
  • Jobseekers Allowance (JSA)

People with disabilities of any age including children who live in Bedford, Luton and Bedfordshire may receive this free advice.

Do you need to speak to a Benefits Advisor?

Appointments are arranged by the team who can be contacted on 01582 470970 or by email on information@drcbeds.org.uk

Free Disability Benefits Workshops

The workshops run most Mondays at The Disability Resource Centre with a maximum of 8 claimants in each session.

Venue: The Disability Resource Centre, Poynters House, Poynters Road, Dunstable, Bedfordshire, LU5 4TP

Please contact us for further details and to book a place on a workshop.

Call 01582 470970 to book your place.

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