If you’re homeless you should be entitled to benefits in order to get accommodation and food. Follow the links to see what benefits you can claim and how we can help.
Using the calculators you’ll need to have accurate information on:
income, including your parent's (eg from payslips)
existing benefits and pensions (including anyone living with you)
outgoings (eg rent, mortgage, childcare payments)
council tax bill
Who can’t use the calculator
You can’t use the calculators if you’re under 18, and they won’t give accurate results if you’re:
a studentnot a British or Irish citizen
living outside the UK
living permanently in residential care or a nursing home
Use one of the following independent benefits calculators to find out how much you are entitled to. Find out what benefits you can claim, how to claim them and how they will be affected when you start working.
Use one of the following:
Turn2us - for information on income-related benefits, tax credits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work or change your working hours
entitledto - for information on income-related benefits, tax credits, contribution-based benefits, Council Tax Reduction, Carer’s Allowance, Universal Credit and how your benefits will be affected if you start work