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Help to claim benefits

Help to Claim Benefits

The aim of this service is to ensure that customers receive the money that they are entitled to. The Care Contribution Assessment Team can provide help and advise on a number of subjects, some of which are listed below:

  • Winter Fuel Payments
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Pension Credit
  • Social Fund
  • Age-Related Payments
  • Disability Living Allowance  
  • Carer's Allowance
  • Housing Benefit
  • Council Tax Benefit
  • Bereavement Benefit
  • Support for dental treatment, prescription charges, eyesight tests and other NHS charges
  • Undertakes Fairer Charging Financial Assessments

Are you / your customer eligible for a referral?

Do you / your customer meet the following criteria:

  • A resident of Worcestershire
  • Aged 60 years or above
  • Enquiring about financial or benefit entitlements
  • Consent to having a home visit

If you / your customer can say yes to these statements please complete our online Care Contribution Assessment Referral form below.

Assessment Referral Form

Please use this form to refer individuals for information and advice, including home visits assessing their financial needs and entitlement to a variety of financial benefits.

  Open the secure online assessment referral form. (Link opens in a new window)

Note 1 - Internal Use Only

(Verbal Consent is to be obtained from the customer)

If the individual is in need of social care, please contact the Worcestershire Hub on 0845 607 2000 or email socialcare@worcestershire.gov.uk.

In Worcestershire the County Council The Pension Service (DWP) and your local District Council are working together to provide you with a streamlined service.  Are you happy for us to share your information between these agencies?

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This page was last reviewed 6 February 2014 at 12:21.
The page is next due for review 5 August 2015.