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Welfare benefits for pensioners

Welfare benefits information that may help you if you are of pension age.


The age at which you can claim benefits as a pensioner is changing. You can check the date at which you qualify for pensioner benefits.

Find out more about the State Pension.

If you're on a low income you may be able to claim:

If you have a partner who has not yet reached pension age, you may need to claim Universal Credit.

Other disability benefits

If you're disabled or you care for a disabled person, find out about disability and carers benefits.