To offer a full range of welfare benefit advice services including:
Employment Support Allowance
Job Seekers Allowance – Challenging sanctions / applications
Personal Independence Payment (formally Disability Living Allowance)
Taxi Cards (where programs are being run)
Council Tax Benefit
Dial A Ride Applications
Blue Badge Applications
To offer specialist and generalist advice and advocacy services for those appealing against DWP & Local Authority decisions. This service is rarely available anymore since welfare advice was taking out of Legal Aid scope.
Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.
Their online Benefits Calculator is designed to help people who are struggling financially find out what welfare benefits, tax credits and other support they may be entitled to based on their situation.
They also give direct financial support through a number of charitable funds, including the Elizabeth Finn Fund and the Edinburgh Trust.