Welfare benefits advice

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Network members offering welfare benefits advice and support are listed below.


Age UK Barrow and District

Age UK West Cumbria

Allerdale Disability Association

Barrow CAB

Barrow & District Disability Association

Benefits Advice Service

Carlisle Key


Citizens Advice Allerdale

Citizens Advice Carlisle & Eden

Copeland CAB

Criminal Justice Liaison and Diversion Team

Cumbria Cerebral Palsy

Cumbria Law Centre

Cumbria Rural CAB

Disability Association Carlisle and Eden

Eden Carers

Eden District Council Benefits and Taxation

Making Space

Mirehouse Community Centre

The Money Advice Service

MyBnk Project (Cumbria Youth Alliance)

Parkinson's UK


PTSD Link (UK)


Shaw Trust in the Community

Shelter Cumbria

Shelter South Cumbria Offender Scheme

South Lakes Housing


The Families Programme

Turning Point


Veterans Welfare Service


National website links

Adviceguide (benefits section)

Citizens Advice information on benefits


Directgov (benefits section)

government information on benefits


Disability Alliance

national registered charity which works to relieve the poverty and improve the living standards of disabled people. Their website includes information and factsheets.


Child Support Agency

government information on child maintenance


HMRC Revenue and Customs (tax credits)

government information on tax credits


Welfare Reform

We have created a page to provide information about Welfare Reform. Click here to find out more.