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Apply for benefits
Benefits Gateway
Benefit available including tax credits, eligibility, application and appeals.
Child benefit
Access to the form and guidance notes.
Jobseeker's Allowance
Access the JSA online form and guidance.
Kent Support & Assistance Service (KSAS)
Kent Support & Assistance Service (KSAS)
KSAS awards replace 'Crisis loans' and 'Community Care Grants'. Click on the logo to find out more and to apply.

Universal Credit
Access the Universal Credit form. This form takes some time to complete and cannot be saved. Check you have all the information with you before you start and ask for a 2-hour computer slot.
Benefit advice
Citizens Advice
Citizens Advice
Fact sheets, A to Z, benefit search and more answers to questions on benefits and tax credits.

Advicenow
Find information about claiming benefits, appealing against a decision, managing your benefits and benefit fraud.
Age UK
Age UK
Advice for the over 50s.

Citizen Advice Bureaux
Citizen Advice Bureaux
Enter town or postcode to find your local CAB.

Disability Rights UK
Fact sheets on available benefits and rates.
Kent clubs & societies
Kent clubs & societies
Click the logo to access a database of Kent community organisations including self-help and support groups.

Turn 2 Us
This is a charitable service which helps people access the money available to them - through welfare benefits, grants and other help.
Tools
Benefit adviser
Benefit adviser
Click on the logo to find out what benefits you could get, how to claim and what happens if your circumstances change.

Benefit calculator
Benefit calculator
This calculator estimates your potential benefits entitlement. Click on the logo to start.

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