Benefits

The benefits system is changing, which means you may not know what you are entitled to or how to make claims.

Our specialist Welfare Rights Officers and Benefit Assistants offer free, confidential and impartial advice to Link tenants and sharing owners.

Benefits advice

We can help you understand the changes to the benefit system caused by welfare reforms, including advice and assistance on:

  • social security benefits and tax credits
  • under-occupancy (bedroom tax)
  • benefit cap

The following are just some of the benefits we can help you with:

  • Universal Credit
  • Personal Independence Payments
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Housing Benefit
  • Discretionary Housing Payments
  • Council Tax Reduction
  • Scottish Welfare Fund
  • Tax Credits
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Job Seekers Allowance

Need help and advice?

If you need advice or information please call our Advice Service on 03451 400 100.

Alternatively, please click on any of the links below to find out more about the benefits and welfare reforms listed.