Department for Work & Pensions

Benefits, Pensions, Child Maintenance

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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 health benefits to over 22 million claimants and customers.

Jobcentre Plus

Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, Incapacity benefit or employment and support allowance, maternity allowance, bereavement social fund, universal credit.

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Jobcentre Plus is the Government’s working-age support service in the United Kingdom, its services offered directly by the Department for Work and Pensions. A variety of benefits and services are provided by Jobcentre Plus, including JSA, Income Support, ESA, and Universal Credit.

Welfare Rights – North Lanarkshire Council

Motherwell: 01698 332100

Scott House, 73/77 Merry Street, Motherwell, ML1 1JE

Wishaw: 01698 348200

King’s Building, King Street, Wishaw, ML2 8BS

Due to the demand for advice, information and representation on all aspects of the benefit system, North Lanarkshire Council have a number of welfare rights staff who provide a range of services to North Lanarkshire residents, including general benefits advice, representation for appeals, redundancy advice, help with council tax problems, and help with housing benefit.

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