“If you are, you could also receive additional benefits, such as half-price travel and childcare payments.”
The DWP has warned the process provides a “quick indication” of what benefits the user may be able to claim.
This indication doesn’t guarantee eligibility, and further eligibility criteria may apply, the Department adds.
To use the tool, certain details will be required.
Information on the user’s savings as well as their – and their partner’s – income.
Details of any outgoings, any existing benefits or pensions for the household is needed, and a recent Council Tax bill too.