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​​​​​​​Benefits & Grants Advice

​Important Notice

Following a recent review the Welfare Rights Service will cease to operate on the 31 March 2016.

If you require advice on benefit related matters, please find below a list of advice agencies that may be able to offer help and assistance or visit for information on Welfare Benefits.

Thank you for your support.

Age UK Gloucestershire

Working with and for all older people to maintain their independence, stay connected to their communities and enjoy quality of life.

Tel: 01452 422 660

Carers Gloucestershire

We offer support for Carers to help not only their physical and emotional well-being, but to help them to make informed decisions that have a positive, lasting influence on their lives.

2nd Floor, 35 St Michael's Square, Gloucester, GL1 1HX
Tel: 01452 386283

GL Communities

Support through advice, education, advocacy and social inclusion by contributing to communities and improving the lives of residents.

The Trinity Centre, Norbury Avenue, Matson, Gloucester
Tel: 01452 505544

Gloucester & District Citizens Advice Bureau

Providing advice services to enable people to understand their rights and responsibilities to enable them to make informed decisions about their lives.

75-81 Eastgate Street, Gloucester
Tel: 01452 527202

Gloucester Law Centre

A charity providing free specialist legal advice and representation in Housing, Family, Welfare Benefits and Asylum (including limited Immigration) matters.

75-81 Eastgate Street, Gloucester.
Tel: 01452 527202

Casework Enquiries: Monday to Thursday 10.00am - 4.00pm
Drop-In Sessions: Monday & Thursday 10.00am - 12.00 noon, Tuesday 1.30pm - 3.00pm

Greensquare Housing Support

GreenSquare Housing Support Service offers community based support to people in housing need. The right support, in the right place, at the right time.

Tel: 01452 505359

You are now able to complete an application for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Rebate online.

To find out more about these benefits click on the links below:

If you would like advice on how to manage your finances, follow this link to the website for The Debt Advice Foundation. This is an impartial charity which offers free debt advice.

Please note : That ​information on all these benefits gives general guidance only and should not be treated as a complete and authoritative statement of the law.