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Benefits advice

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Benefits advice websites

Benefits advice from Merton Council

If you cannot get the advice you need from the websites above, we may be able help, or if you are a pensioner who is housebound we can refer you to the Local Pension Service.

Merton Welfare Benefits Team offers local residents help and advice on the following benefits:

  • Attendance Allowance
  • Carers Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Council Tax Support
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Housing Benefit and Local Housing Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Local Welfare Support
  • Pension Credit
  • Personal Independence Payments
  • Social Fund loans and grants
  • State Pension
  • Working Tax Credit

We can also advise on services provided in the borough.


For those able to get to us we offer appointments at the Civic Centre.

Home visits

For people who have limited mobility we offer home visits. These are made by appointment and you will be visited by one of our visiting team.

Phone or email advice

If you want some quick advice contact us and we can often answer your questions without an appointment.

Other help

Even if you can't get benefits there are other sources of help available. Some examples are given below:

See also

Related websites

Contact us

Welfare Benefits Service
2nd floor, Merton Civic Centre
London Road

Telephone: 020 8545 4178
Fax: 020 8545 3690

This page was last updated on Wednesday 13 April 2016

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