What are State Benefits?

State Benefits are financial packages designed to help you throughout your life, whether employed, unemployed or retired. State Benefits are provided to cover almost all circumstances and are normally means tested with amounts typically dependant on contributions you have made during your working life.

State Benefits include:

  • Working Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Housing Benefit
  • Council Tax Benefit
  • Healthy Start vouchers
  • Maternity Allowance
  • Incapacity Benefit
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Social Fund
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