Other local and national sources of benefit information and advice
Age UK offer information and advice on issues affecting older people, carers, and disabled over 55 years of age. Call their helpline on 0800 055 6112 or go online to find what is available and where to find your local Age UK office https://www.ageuk.org.uk/services/in-your-area/ or https://www.ageuk.org.uk/ .
20 Great Dover Street
Tel: 020 7378 4999
Carers UK Advice Line: 0808 808 7777
Opening hours: Wed and Thurs 10am – 12 noon and 2pm – 4pm.
Carers UK is a membership organisation of carers that campaigns to improve services and support for carers. They have produced a range of information sheets and leaflets about benefits and money matters
Citizens Advice can offer general advice and casework advice on welfare, benefits, debt and employment, go online to see what information and advice is available and where local offices and pop-in centres are located: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/ . Contact offices to make appointments and to check accessibility.
Council Tax Advice
Council Tax Advice is available from your local authority. To check your eligibility for any concessions on paying your Council Tax visit your local authority website or contact their Customer Services. Contacts for residents of Bournemouth, Poole, and Dorset are:
Bournemouth: Enquiries 01202 451597, email: https://online.bournemouth.gov.uk/services/contactus/ https://bournemouth.gov.uk/CouncilTax/CouncilTax.aspx
Dorset & Poole: Enquiries: 0345 034 4569, email: firstname.lastname@example.org http://archive.poole.gov.uk/benefits-and-council-tax/council-tax/