Organisations that provide advice and information on benefits
Billions of pounds of means-tested benefits go unclaimed every year. Understanding what you are entitled to and making a claim can seem complicated, but there are organisations that can help you.
For a useful overview of the various benefits available, who can claim them and how to apply you can visit the Benefits pages on the Gov.uk website (opens new window).
If you have a social worker or care manager, they may give you advice on benefits that you should be claiming, and may be able to help you to fill in the forms.
A number of local and national organisations can also help with advice on benefits whatever your circumstances.
Help and advice for older people in Swansea, Neath Port Talbot and Bridgend
Support young people aged 16 - 21 who are homeless or at risk of homelessness with general advice, housing, discrimination and benefits.
We help anyone, anywhere in the UK and around the world, get the support they need if crisis strikes.
Provide free, confidential and impartial advice on a wide range of issues for example, debt, benefits, housing and employment.
Free, confidential advice and tools to help people understand and manage their money.
Help for families with children with disabilities.
Provide help parents of children with special needs/disabilities to claim benefits they are entitled to.
If you or someone you care about has been diagnosed with cancer, Maggie's Swansea can help.
Helping you understand, manage and improve your mental health and money issues.
The MoneySavingExpert.com website is dedicated to cutting your bills and fighting your corner with journalistic research and online tools.
Free debt advice online or over the phone.
Free online and telephone debt help and advice.
Shelter Cymru provide free, independent, confidential advice on housing and debt.
Free debt advice online or over the phone. Also offers money advice.
Swansea Carers Centre provides support and information to carers across Swansea by providing welfare benefit advice; access to grants and special funds; a counselling service; respite care; employment support; have dedicated parent carer, young adult carer, male carer and dementia services.
Provide education, information, advice and guidance to people of all ages, helping them to manage their money well and increase their financial wellbeing.
Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services - online, by telephone.