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Department for Work and Pensions

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare, pensions and child maintenance policy. The department administers the State Pension and a range of working age, disability and ill health benefits. Their website and services also include:

Contact details

Main Telephone: 0800 731 0469

free main contact number

Other Telephone: 0800 169 0310

Existing benefit claims only, free

Alternative Telephone: 0345 600 0723

Contact DWP from overseas


Other Website:



Cost: Free

Last updated: November 2, 2021

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