Benefits and tax credits if working, unemployed, sick or disabled, a young or older person. Council tax and housing costs, payments and problems with payments of benefit. If you need help to claim universal credit call freephone 0800 144 8 444 (Monday to Friday 8am-6pm or webchat: visit the Universal Credit pages on our website and go to "Talk to an adviser" in the bottom right hand corner

  • Don't understand what you are entitled to claim?
  • Have your benefit or tax credit payments been suspended?
  • Do you want to challenge a benefit or tax credit decision?

You can find useful information on the Adviceline benefits website. If you need more help after reading the information, please use the postcode check below.

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We can provide advice if you live or work in Islington. (If you work in Islington, we can only help you with work related issues).