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  1. How do I check what I’m entitled to?

  2. Universal Credit

  3. Employment and Support Allowance

  4. Jobseeker’s Allowance

    Jobseeker's Allowance is being replaced by Universal Credit. Find out how to claim New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance with a mental health condition.

  5. Income Support

  6. Incapacity Benefit

    Incapacity benefit has now been replaced by the Employment and Support Allowance (ESA). Find out what this means if you have a mental illness.

  7. Severe Disablement Allowance

  8. Statutory Sick Pay

    Find out how to claim statutory sick pay when you have a mental health condition. Learn everything you need to know about statutory sick pay if you work but have to take time off because of your mental health.

  9. Working Tax Credits

    Find out if you can claim Working Tax Credits - designed to top up your earnings if you're on a low working income - when living with a mental health condition.

  10. Personal Independence Payment

  11. Housing Benefit

    What is Housing Benefit? Can you claim housing benefit with a mental health condition? Find out more with this housing benefit and mental health guide.

  12. Support for Mortgage Interest

    Learn how to claim Support for Mortgage Interest (SMI) when you are living with a mental health condition. We explain what Support for Mortgage Interest is and when you have to pay it back.

  13. Council Tax: Exemptions and Support to pay

  14. Social Fund

  15. Next steps

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