Income Maximisation Service

What we can do for you……

The Income Maximisation service aims to help you achieve your maximum possible entitlement to welfare benefits.

Our Income Maximisation Officer does this by giving advice and help on all kinds of benefits including:

• Attendance Allowance• Disability Living Allowance • Pension Credit • Income Support • Incapacity Benefit • Working Tax Credit • Child Tax Credit • Housing Benefit • Council Tax Benefit • Any other state benefits

We offer a full check on what benefits you might be able to claim.  We then help with any relevant forms and other paperwork.  If you get turned down, we can help you to appeal.

We can also help with: • Budgeting • Accessing home insurance • Accessing a bank account • General information/advice on fuel issues eg grants, fuel bills, payment methods • General debt advice and referral to specialised service is required

To read more about our Income Maximisation Service including crisis information, please click here.

Protecting your Personal Details

We may ask you for personal information to help us to give you the correct advice.  With your permission, we only share this data with other agencies if we believe that to do so is necessary for the purpose of helping you to secure your benefit entitlement.

Our Service is :- • Free • Confidential • Independent of the benefit authorities

Contact Details

Tracy Doran 01786 446066 or (direct dial) 01786 431921 or email: tracy@forthha.org.uk