Attendance Allowance

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Age Uk Calderdale & Kirklees

Advice, information and general help to people aged 50+ on everything from welfare benefits and tribunals, money matters, consumer issues, affordable warmth, leisure activities and much more.

http://www.ageuk.org.uk/calderdaleandkirklees/services-1/information-and-advice

Age UK Todmorden

Stock a wide range of factsheets and publications on issues such as finding help at home, safety and security, housing, care homes, support for carers, access to local services, and much more. Provide welfare benefits entitlement checks and help with claiming.

Advice hotline 01706 817 926

Gov.UK

Help with with personal care because you’re physically or mentally disabled and you’re aged 65 or over.

https://www.gov.uk/attendance-allowance/overview

Age UK

helpful  information on how to claim attendance allowance

http://www.ageuk.org.uk/money-matters/claiming-benefits/attendance-allowance/what-is-attendance-allowance

Citizens Advice

Benefits for a person who is sick or has a disability, including information for carers and benefits for accidents at work and industrial diseases.

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/sick-or-disabled-people-and-carers/benefits-for-people-who-are-sick-or-disabled/#h-attendance-allowance-1

I am a carer, what help is available

Information on carers allowance and support

Links to Carers UK

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which benefits am I entitled to?

This could include information about entitlements, what you can claim and fact sheets from Citizens Advice

Want to calculate your benefit entitlement? Follow this link http://www.mawcalderdale.org.uk/advice-support/benefits/general-issues/

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Help with Housing Benefit & Council Tax

Information on how to claiming and your check entitlement to council tax reduction & housing benefit.

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Looking for benefits and grants to help to pay your energy bills?

If you have fallen behind with energy bills you maybe entitled to grants to help you pay what you owe

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Help with debt

If you’re in debt, you need to take action quickly to stop the situation getting any worse

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Information about Pension Credit

This includes information from HMRC

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