Please note: owing to the position on Covid 19 and the Coronavirus, some organisations and venues will be closed, some will deliver their services differently. You can find the organisation website address on InformationNOW and visit their site for updates. Visit the dedicated coronavirus webpage for Newcastle City Council.
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:
free main contact number
Existing benefit claims only, free
Website 2: gov.uk/browse/benefits
Last updated: November 3, 2020