Check your benefit entitlement

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

Benefits calculators

If you are not sure what you are entitled to, please visit the Benefits Calculator page on the GOV.UK 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.


Independent financial advice near me


Benefits cap

The benefit cap is a limit on the total amount of benefit that most people aged 16 to 64 can get.

For more information about the benefit cap changes please visit the GOV.UK website

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:

Support and information links

Benefits for carers

Information on the NHS website.

Oxfordshire Age UK


Carers UK


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

Joint project between Oxfordshire County Council and Action for Carers to provide information and assessment forms.