Benefits toolkit

The following benefits advice can provide you with general guidance about the benefits that are available. This should only be used as a checklist for potential entitlement to benefits.


Check your benefits entitlement

If you fall into one of the groups listed below, there may be benefits you can claim:

  • Unemployed and looking for work
  • In work and on a low income
  • Bringing up children
  • Ill or have a disability
  • Care for someone
  • Retired

There is a range of online benefit calculators available, to help you work out if you can get any benefits.

GOV.UK - Benefits calculators



Further advice is available from the organisations below

Work out what benefits you may be able to get by using the GOV.UK - Benefits calculators

Visit Southampton Information Directory for resources and advice on adult benefits and family benefits.