Benefit changes can be confusing

The Government’s programme of Welfare Reform means that almost all benefits are changing and most people who claim benefits will be affected.

This website has the latest information about the changes that are planned. We’ve provided easy-read guides to the main changes, as well as tips to help you be ready.

To find answers your questions about what the changes will mean for you, click on the heading below that either describes your household or the main reason you claim benefit. You’ll also find some help on what to do if something has gone wrong or if your benefits have changed and you’re not coping.

Carers

The benefit changes could affect those who care for others

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Families

The benefit changes could affect your family.


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Health Issues

Are you struggling with poor health or have a disability? See how the benefit changes could affect you.

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Low paid

The benefit changes could affect you if you have a low income from work

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Pensioners

The benefit changes could affect pensioners?

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Unemployed

If you are unemployed the benefit changes could affect you.

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