Find out what benefits you may be entitled to, how to apply and where to get help in applying
You can find details of all benefits and allowances on the GOV.UK website. These include benefits for families, carers, jobseekers and allowances relating to disability, death, heating, housing and low income.
Where can I get help?
There are free advice services in Suffolk for people of all ages who have a disability or long-term illness.
Macmillan Benefit Advice Service
Macmillan Cancer Support can help if you have been affected by cancer or are caring for someone with cancer. You do not necessarily have to live in Suffolk, but be attending one of the hospitals below:
- Ipswich Hospital
- West Suffolk Hospital and Addenbrookes Hospital
- Addenbrookes Hospital
- James Paget Hospital
More information can be found on the MacMillan website.
Information for professionals
If you are an adviser and want to find information on Local Welfare Assistance (LWA) please see the LWA pages on the Suffolk County Council website.
Updated January 2018