Get Benefits Advice

It’s important to get all the help that you’re entitled to. Claiming welfare benefits can be difficult and confusing. If you would like to find out what benefits you are entitled to, or help with making a claim, or if you think a decision about a benefit was wrong, then the organisations below may be able to help you. Click on their ‘website’ button to find out more.


Look Online: Benefits

Please click here to see information and advice from the national Citizens Advice website on benefits and tax credits, including information about Council Tax and housing costs, national insurance, and problems with benefits.



Age UK Teesside

Age UK Teesside: Combat loneliness, provide advice and enable independence


Tel: 01642 805500


Cleveland Housing Advice Centre

CHAC: Provides one-to-one Advice, Lay Advocacy and Representation in all aspects of Welfare Rights issues , Housing and the various spin off problems arising there from, such as repossessions, evictions, domestic violence poverty and distress.


Tel: 01642 254544


Government: Benefits

A – Z of Benefits Entitlement from the UK Government website



Middlesbrough Benefits

Middlesbrough Council Benefits Section, access to Housing Benefits and Council Tax.


Tel: 01642 726005


Middlesbrough Council Support for Carers

Middlesbrough Carers Support can provide information, advice and support to carers of all ages.


Tel: 01642 223999



RBLI is a national charity supporting the Armed Forces Community and those affected by a disability, health conditions or social welfare needs


Tel: 0800 319 6844


Thirteen Group

Thirteen Group: Based in the North East but spanning an area from North Tyneside to York, we don’t just provide homes; we create opportunities for people to make a positive change, raising their ambitions as well as the aspirations of communities as a whole.


Tel: contact our customer service team on tel: 0300 111 1000


Thirteen Money Advice

Thirteen’s Money Advice team offer free, confidential help and support on a wide range of money matters for Thirteen Group customers.


Tel: 03001111000


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