How to check you are receiving all the benefits to which you are entitled.

Benefits adviser

If you are not sure what you are entitled to, please visit the Benefits Adviser page on the website: 

You can also find a comprehensive list of benefits on the Gov.UK website.

Oxfordshire County Council carries out a benefits check when assessing how much you pay towards your care.

Housing benefit

District councils are responsible for administering housing benefit and council tax reduction schemes.

For more detailed information on these changes, and sources of support, please visit the relevant pages on your local district council websites or call their benefits team:

Telephone: 0345 302 2313 Web: South Oxfordshire District Council

Telephone 01993 861030 Web: West Oxfordshire District Council

Support and information links

Benefits for carers

Information on the NHS website.

Telephone: 0844 887 0005

Carers UK

The voice of Carers –
Advice line: 0808 808 7777 (Wednesday and Thursday 10am-12pm and 2pm-4pm)

Citizens Advice Oxfordshire

The Citizens Advice service helps people resolve their legal, money and other problems by providing free, independent and confidential advice. Visit Citizens Advice Oxfordshire to find your local office.

Oxfordshire carers

Last reviewed
22 July 2013
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