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Financial support: benefits

The government’s benefits system can be complicated but is there to help people in need with their living costs. You may be able to claim extra money if you’re on a low wage, have an illness or disability or care for someone.

To work out what benefits you might be entitled to and how to claim them, you can use GOV.UK's benefits calculators

Help with claiming benefits

The following charities have created guides to help with your claim: