Resources, Welfare Benefits Unit


The Welfare Benefits Unit provides specialist welfare benefits information and advice for those who work with members of the public.

Our publications provide a valuable resource. We also produce a quarterly Benefits e-Bulletin with updates. Visit our Downloads page for the latest e-bulletins and join our mailing list for future copies.

We also produce information from time to time that you may find useful. These are available to download from this site.

Benefits for people over State Pension age – April 2023 – leaflet to give out to your clients

Benefits if you are Disabled and Working age – April 2023 – leaflet to give out to your clients

Benefits checklist – August 2023 (England and Wales only)


Benefits for Resettled Ukrainians – April 2023

Managed Migration to Universal Credit – September 2023

North Yorkshire Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2023 24 v2

Reaching State Pension age factsheet – December 2023

Redundancy factsheet – April 2023

Resources – April 2023

Transitional SDP element – April 2023

Ukraine – Housing costs element – April 2023

Universal Credit – Self Employment – April 2023

Universal Credit – Working when you have limited capability for work – April 2023

News in Brief

News in Brief – March 2024 – Spring Budget

News in Brief – December 2023 – Disability Premiums, Move to UC, Cost of Living Payments, Minimum Income Floor, SMI

News in Brief – November 2023 – Warm Home discount, UC pre-settled status, DWP Work Ability Plan, UC Conditionality for parents,

News in Brief – August 2023 – Pre-settled Status, Income Support special payments, SMI, Work related changes for parents