Pension credit

If you're over 60 and on a low income, you may be able entitled to pension credit, council tax benefit and/or housing benefit.

To find out if you are entitled to any of these, contact the national pensions credit helpline on 0800 99 1234 which is run by the Department of Work & Pensions.

To work out if you are eligible, you will be asked a series of questions over the telephone, which will take approximately five minutes.

If you're not entitled to pension credit, you still may be eligible for housing benefit and or council tax benefit. 

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