Problems with benefits – particularly confusion around what can be claimed – can cause a lot of distress and anxiety. Find out where you can:

  • access online tools to help you find out quickly what you might be entitled to
  • get independent advice for your individual situation and support, if you need to complete a claim or make an appeal

Find support

If you are feeling distressed and need to talk to someone now, you can call:

  • Connect helpline on 0808 800 1212 (freephone) which gives emotional support and information to people in Leeds every night of the year (6pm to 2am)
  • The Samaritans on 116 123 (freephone) – open 24 hours a day