Find out what you can get

Go to GOV.UK to check which benefits are available to you.

You can get an estimate of how much your benefits might be using a benefits calculator

Government benefits

Most benefits are funded by the government, and you should go to GOV.UK to apply.

If you are in urgent financial need, you may be able to get an advance on your first benefit payment.

If you have been on certain benefits for 6 months you may be able to apply for a budgeting loan.

Council benefits

You can make a claim to us for two benefits:

You may also be eligible for Council Tax discounts or exemptions.

If you have school age children, they may be eligible for free school meals.

Cost of living

If you’re struggling to afford the essentials including food, energy bills or housing costs, or if you have debt, find out about cost of living support.

Independent advice and support

There is free and confidential advice and support available - including all of the local organisations in Camden Advice Network.