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Winter Fuel Payment

The Winter Fuel Payment is an annual one off payment to help you pay for heating during the winter.

GOV.UK can provide you with independent information and support on how to make a claim for the Winter Fuel Payment.

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Personal Independence Payment

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is extra money to help you with everyday life if you have an illness, disability or mental health condition.

Citizens Advice can provide you with independent information and advice on how to make a claim.

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Attendance Allowance

Attendance Allowance is extra money that can help you stay indpendent in your own home for longer if you are sixty five or over and have an illness or disability.

Citizens Advice can provide you with indpendent advice and support on making a claim for Attendance Allowance.

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Disability Living Allowance for children

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) is extra money to help you with everyday life if you have a child who is under sixteen who is disabled or has a health condition.

Citizens Advice can provide you with independent advice and support on how to claim DLA for your child.

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Carer's Allowance

Carer's Allowance is a benefit for people who are giving regular and substantial care to disabled people in their own homes.

Citizens Advice can provide you with independent advice and support on how to claim for carer's allowance.

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Council Tax Reduction

Council Tax Reduction, also known as Council Tax Support, is a reduction you may be able to get on your Council Tax if you are on a low income.

We can provide you with information and advice on how to claim Council Tax Reduction.

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Alternatively, Citizens Advice can provide you with independent advice and support.

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Bereavement Benefit

Citizens Advice can provide you with independent information and support to help you find out if you are entitled to a Bereavement Benefit.

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Maternity Allowance

If you are having a baby and you have a job, or have had one recently, you may be able to claim maternity pay.

Citizens Advice can provide you with independent advice and information when you are trying to find out what maternity pay you are entitled to.

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Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP)

If you are struggling to pay a shortfall in your rent, you may be able to apply for DHP to help you for a short period of time.

Our website can provide you with information and support to help you apply for DHP.

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PDSA

To qualify for PDSA services, pet owners need to be in receipt of eligible benefits and live within the postcode catchment area of a PDSA Pet Hospital or PDSA Pet Clinic.

PDSA can provide you with information and advice to help you find out if you qualify for PDSA services.

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