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If you need to speak to find out more about benefits, there are a number of places you can go for advice.

For more information on accessing benefits and grants visit the Turn2us website – this easily accessible website helps people to source the funds that are available to them through welfare benefits, grants and other financial help. There is a benefits checker and grants search facility, as well as information on managing your money.

Information on benefits from the Department of Work and Pensions can be found on the DWP website. This will tell you where your local agencies are, including:

  • Jobcentre Plus for employment and support allowance, funeral payments, income support, industrial injuries disablement benefit, jobseeker’s allowance, and other benefits for people of working age.
  • Child Support Agency for child maintenance payments.
  • The Pension Service for state pension, pension credit and winter fuel payment.
  • The Disability and Carers Service for personal independence payments, disability living allowance, attendance allowance and carers allowance.

Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB)

The Citizens Advice Bureau provides independent advice on your rights that is free, confidential and available at a local office and online. They can offer practical, up-to-date information on a wide range of topics, including benefits and housing, employment rights and discrimination, debt and tax issues.

CAB has a wide selection of fact sheets and details of other reliable online sources of information. There is also information in a wide range of languages.  They can be contacted on 08444 771 171

The Community House

Advice is available covering a range of benefits at the Community House. Contact them using the details below, or simply drop in for further details.

Community House The Community House is a very special place where people can meet up informally, take part in activities or drop in for help and advice when it is needed. It is a friendly, relaxed environment where everyone is welcome and you will always be greeted with a smile!
Address 25 Dominion Road
West Sussex
BN14 8JZ
Email: Send an email to Community House Telephone: 01903 215 799