Other Welfare Benefits
Here you can find out more about the other benefits available in the UK. These include Family Benefits and other types of financial support which may be available to you if you find yourself in difficult circumstances.
New and expecting mums are usually eligible for Sure Start benefit allowance to help mums spend more time with their babies without suffering financially due to being out of work or simply due to the cost of maintaining a healthy baby.
Bereavement Allowance is in place to help people deal with the loss of loved ones financially. If a loved one does pass away it is possible that you may be able to claim bereavement allowance for a certain period of time.
Maternity Allowance is designed to help you with your finances if you don’t qualify for Statutory Maternity Pay. You may be able to claim if you’ve been pregnant for more than 26 weeks. Find out more about how to apply, and what to do if you have a problem or need help.