Might you be eligible for Pension Credit?

It depends on your income, Pension credit tops up your weekly income to £218.15 if you are single, £332.95 if you have a partner

If your income is higher you may still be eligible for some pension credit if you have a disability, you care for
someone, you have savings or you have housing costs.

Income includes

  • State Pension
  • Other Pensions
  • Earnings from employment or self-employment
  • Most Social Security Benefits, e.g Carer’s allowance

Benefits that are not counted include

  • Adult Disability payment
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Christmas Bonus
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Personal Independent payment
  • Winter Fuel allowance
  • Housing Benefit
  • Council Tax reduction

Help with Health Costs

You are entitled to help with your health costs if you get, or are included in an award to someone else.  It is worth checking the paperwork that comes with the award. Or telephone the department who manage the award you receive.  If you need further information phone the enquiry line 03003301343

The help includes free NHS

  • Prescriptions
  • Dental treatment
  • Sight tests and help with glasses or contact lens
  • Wigs and supports
  • Help with travel costs to receive NHS treatment

If you need a receipt for your medical car service travel please ask the driver or leave a message for Elizabeth on 01435 866960

If you need help about making a claim the enquiry line 03003301343 will help