Useful Contacts

USEFUL CONTACTS

If you require further information regarding State benefits or financial advice, please visit the following links. CILEx takes no responsibility for the contents of the linked websites and links should not be taken as endorsement of any kind. CILEx has no control over the availability of the linked pages.


TAX CREDITS
Guide to tax credits
www.gov.uk/browse/benefits/tax-credits


DISABILITY
www.gov.uk/financial-help-disabled/overview

www.disabilityrightsuk.org/housing-grants


LOANS
www.direct.gov.uk/en/Diol1/DoItOnline/DG_4017534


REDUNDANCY
Advisory, Conciliation and Arbitration Service (ACAS)
Help with grievances, mediation etc.
www.acas.org.uk/index.aspx?articleid=1461

Equality and Human Rights Commission
Championing equality and human rights for all.
www.equalityhumanrights.com/

Government advice on calculating your redundancy pay
www.direct.gov.uk/en/Diol1/DoItOnline/DG_4017972


STATE BENEFITS
Government's guide to benefits and services
www.gov.uk/

All working age state benefits
www.gov.uk/browse/working/state-pension

On line benefits calculator
www.direct.gov.uk/benefitsadviser

Child tax credit
www.gov.uk/child-tax-credit/overview

Do you qualify for a tax refund?
www.hmrc.gov.uk/incometax/stop-work-refund.htm

Working tax credit helpline
Provides advice on working tax credits. Call the Tax Credits Helpline on 0845 300 3900
www.gov.uk/working-tax-credit/overview

Council Tax, Local Housing Allowance and Housing Benefit
Contact your local Council Housing Benefit Office: www.gov.uk/apply-housing-benefit-from-council


FINDING A NEW JOB
JobCentre Plus
Provides help and advice on jobs and training for people who can work and financial help for those who cannot:
www.gov.uk/contact-jobcentre-plus

National Career Service
nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk/Pages/Home.aspx


LIVING ON LESS MONEY
www.lowbudgetliving.co.uk/


GENERAL HELP
gov.uk
Access to the public services you will use and the information you will need. Some specific parts of this large website have already been mentioned in other parts of this pack.

Citizens Advice Bureau
www.citizensadvice.org.uk/


HELP WITH DEBTS
www.payplan.com/

www.stepchange.org/