Benefit Calculators

Use an independent benefits calculator to find out:

  • what benefits you could get
  • how to claim
  • how your benefits will be affected if you start work


Pension Wise

Pension Wise Comprehensive advice on your pension, how to contribute and how to use it.

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Carers Allowance

    Carer's Allowance If you are a looking after someone, you may be entitled to Carer's Allowance. You don't have to be related to the person who you are caring for More information on this Government website More......

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Attendance Allowance

Attendance Allowance If you are mentally or physically disabled and over 65 you could be entitled to Attendance Allowance to help with the cost of personal care More information on this Government website  ...

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Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit to compensate for the extra cost of living with an illness or disability. The amount you get depends on how your condition affects you, not the condition itself. More information from...

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Universal Credit

Universal Credit Universal credit is support for those on low incomes or who are out of work. Whether or not you are entitled to Universal Credit depends on your circumstances and where you live More information on the Government website...

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Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) is a benefit that you may be entitled to if you are disabled or too ill to work. It can provide financial support and personalised help to potentially enable you to work More information on...

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Jobseekers Allowance

Jobseekers Allowance Jobseekers allowance is an unemployment benefit payed to those who are actively seeking employment More information is available on the Government website here  ...

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Stockport Advocacy

Stockport Advocacy Stockport Advocacy  focuses on the promotion of equality and human rights of people with a learning disability. They cover many different issues from community care and housing to child protection and family courts and...

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Stockport Foodbank

Stockport Foodbank Emergency food parcels can be provided to Stockport residents who are on low incomes or face a sudden crisis such as redundancy, benefit delay or even an unexpected bill, meaning that they then face difficulty in...

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Stockport Welfare Rights

Stockport Welfare Rights The Welfare Rights Service offers free, confidential and independent advice for residents who want to challenge decisions relating to benefits or tax credits. Call 0161 217 6003  More......

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State Pension Calculator

State Pension Calculator Use the calculator to: work out when you’ll reach State Pension age work out your Pension Credit qualifying age find out when you’ll be eligible for free bus travel More......

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Chelwood Foodbank Plus

Chelwood Foodbank Plus Chelwood Foodbank is open : Tues & Wed 10-12pm, Thurs 10-2.00pm Rev320 Foodbank is open : Friday 2 - 4.30pm Brinnington Foodbank is open : Wednesday 1 - 3pm More......

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Age UK Stockport

Age UK Stockport Age UK Stockport offer a variety of support services More...

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Department of Work and Pensions

Department of Work and Pensions The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. As the UK’s biggest public service department it administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill...

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Stockport CAB

Citizens Advice Stockport Citizens Advice Stockport advisers provide generalist advice to thousands of people every year in the Metropolitan Borough of Stockport. Our advisers also provide advice in specialist areas like debt and employment. Advice is independent,...

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Stockport Local Assistance Scheme

Stockport Local Assistance Scheme The aim of the Stockport's Local Assistance Scheme is to: provide a safety net in an emergency, when there is an immediate threat to health or safety; and to help people to settle into new accommodation after for example, a stay in...

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Financial Calculators (Android)

Financial Calculators (Android) Financial Calculators is a set of calculators specifically made to help with financial problems. You can find a variety of calculators here, including various loan calculators and calculators for APR, 401k, IRA, assets, retirement,...

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Stockport Credit Union

Stockport Credit Union Stockport Credit Union is an independent finance co-operative, owned by its members, which provides savings accounts and affordable loans to people who live or work in Stockport. The credit union has over 2,000 members and encourages them to...

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Benefit numbers

Benefit Numbers (local and national) Help with benefit appeals      01612176003 Housing Benefit                       0161 217 6015 Council Tax                               0161 217 6014 Tax Credit                                          0345 300 3900 Universal...

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