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Welfare Rights Service

What is it?

Our Welfare Rights service supports clients by offering welfare rights and debt advice. Our information is free, independent, impartial and confidential.

We can also support individuals access their full benefit entitlements. We provide advice and

support to clients in applying for:


  • Universal Credit
  • Jobseekers Allowance (JSA)
  • Income Support
  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Housing benefit
  • Winter Fuel Payments
  • Pension Credit
  • Any Other Benefits Entitlements

Many people with mental health conditions can find it difficult to understand and access the complex benefits system and to get the support they need. At Mind CHWF, we strive to ensure that everyone with experience of mental health difficulties has access to support and that they are treated fairly and with respect.


Who is it for?

The Welfare Rights service is for those who:

  • Are 18 or over
  • Live in the City of London or Hackney, or who are registered with a Hackney GP
  • Are experiencing a mental health condition

How to get it?

To make a referral, please click here. However please note that this service is currently closed to new referrals.