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Finance and benefits

Benefits Calculators

Check what benefits you could get, how to claim and the effect on benefits if you start work

Welfare rights advice

Access our Money Matters services to ensure you receive your legal entitlement to state benefits

North Ayrshire benefits and grants

Includes Scottish Welfare Fund, Housing Benefit, Universal Credit and other grants and payments

Scottish Government benefits and grants

Find out about benefits and grants from the Scottish Government

Council tenants' welfare rights

Advice on changes to benefits and related matters for Council housing tenants

Jobs and skills

Local and national resources available to help you find work or improve your skills

National Entitlement Card (NEC)

Learn about the National Entitlement Card, which gives you access to council services, concessionary travel, discounts and special offers

Help with housing rent

Find out how we can help if you are behind with your housing rent payments

Help with paying Council Tax

Get in touch with us if you're having difficulties making your Council Tax payments

Council Tax discounts

Find out if you’re eligible for a Council Tax discount or disabled persons' band reduction

Homelessness support

Access housing advice, support and, if required, temporary accommodation if you are homeless or at risk of homelessness

Managing debt

The Scottish Government offers advice on money and debt, including clearing debt, finding a debt adviser and paying for your home

Money advice and resources

Access resources which can provide you with financial advice

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