Useful contacts

Last updated: 23/01/2020

Lone Parent Helpline (OPFS)

The Lone Parent Helpline provides support and advice on anything from dealing with a break-up, moving into work or sorting out child maintenance, benefits or tax credit issues.
An interpreted call service is available. 
(Open: Monday – Friday 9.30am – 4pm)
0808 801 0323

 

Universal Credit Helpline

(Open: Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm)
0800 328 5644
Textphone: 0800 328 1344
www.gov.uk/universal credit

 

Local Council Welfare Rights Worker

All local authorities have a team who deal with benefit enquiries. Some will also deal with debt. Contact your local council.

 

Find your local Citizens Advice Bureaux

www.cas.org.uk/bureaux

Offices throughout Scotland offering advice and support on many issues including welfare benefits.