‘Citizens Advice: Benefits for People who are Sick or Disabled’ – https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/sick-or-disabled-people-and-carers/benefits-for-people-who-are-sick-or-disabled/
Benefits Calculators – an online tool to find out what benefits you can get – https://www.gov.uk/benefits-calculators
Benefits and Work. This is a paid membership website. Breakthrough has access for people we are working with. The site contains useful free updates for non members – https://www.benefitsandwork.co.uk
Brief government guide to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) – https://www.gov.uk/pip
Detailed government guidance for organisations and people in support roles about claiming and administering PIP – https://www.gov.uk/guidance/the-personal-independence-payment-pip-toolkit
Disability Rights UK: Welfare Reform – factsheets for disabled claimants and their supporters – https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/how-we-can-help/benefits-information/factsheets/welfare-reform-factsheets
Official government information on welfare benefits and how to claim them – https://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits
Personal Independence Payments, Easy Read guide (Disability Rights UK) – https://www.disabilityrightsuk.org/sites/default/files/pdf/pipeasyread17Oct2014.pdf
The Disability Law Service factsheets on a range of issues – http://dls.org.uk/free-advice/online-advice/factsheets
UK Benefits Guide – https://householdquotes.co.uk/uk-benefits-guide/
Welfare Rights Specialist – do you need one to one support and/or advice for a welfare rights issues, including benefits checks, form completion, medical assessment preparation, mandatory reconsiderations and appeals? If so contact Beth on telephone 0753 527 0985 or by email to firstname.lastname@example.org for information about specialist welfare rights services and/or to book an appointment to discuss your needs.
Please note, this service is provided by an Independent Consultant and is not a Breakthrough service.