Wednesday, 2 March 2011

Checker for Benefits and Grants

Sometimes feel that you could be entitled to something but not sure how to find out?


Turn2us helps people in financial need to access the money available to them - through welfare benefits, grants and other financial help.

Its website ( is a comprehensive and invaluable resource, designed to help people find appropriate sources of support, quickly and easily, based on their particular needs and circumstances.


Features include:

  • An easy-to-use Benefits Checker that enables people to check they are receiving all the welfare benefits they are entitled to.
  • A Grants Search database containing the details of 3,500+ charitable funds that may be able to offer financial support and other services, depending on an individual’s personal situation and background.
  • A confidential ‘My Turn2us’ online account that can be used to make enquiries and applications to charitable funds.I
  • Information and resources on a wide range of subjects related to welfare benefits, grants and managing money.
  • A ‘Find an Adviser’ tool to help users find local advisers.

There are currently around £17 billion in unclaimed benefits.

So if you, or anyone you know, may be one of the people not claiming benefits - use the Turn2us website. 


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