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There are ways we can give you financial help to support you with day to day living expenses and one off costs. You may be missing out on other financial help that you are entitled to through welfare benefits.
This calculator can help you check what you might be able to claim.

We can help with your application or if you need to speak to us about an existing claim, ask us to call you.

Money matters * All things digital and being online * Benefits and awards advice * Claims for housing benefit * Council tax reduction * Free school meals * Discretionary housing payments

All discussions confidential

Come and speak to us at one of our appointment sessions.

  • Knighton library -  Wednesdays 10am-12pm, every 2 weeks
  • Rhayader library - 2-4pm every other Wednesday
  • Newtown – Jobcentre Plus, Afon House, The Park, Newtown, SY16 2PZ – Tuesday
  • Ystradgynlais - Hendre Ladus, SA9 1SE – Wednesday
  • Welshpool Job Centre, New Dolanog House, Severn Rd, Welshpool, SY21 7AP -  Thursday afternoon

Please call 01597 827462 to make an appointment.



You may be missing out on other financial help that you are entitled to through welfare benefits.

The calculator at entitledto.co.uk can help you check what you might be able to claim or if you would be better off in different situations.

Gov.uk - Universal Credit

Gov.uk - Everything about benefits

Gov.uk - Benefits Calculator

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