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Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council - Welfare Rights

Welfare Rights Service

Our Welfare Rights Service provides free, confidential, independent and impartial advice and information on welfare benefits to Stockton Borough Council residents. The service recognises that individuals must make their own decisions and so we aim to provide individuals with the information to be able to exercise their rights.

Acting on your behalf

If you’ve recently had a social security benefit claim turned down and are appealing against this we may be able to act on your behalf. If you are referred to us by any of the following;

A Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council service, for example

  • Adult or Children’s Services
  • Blue Badge Customer Services
  • Housing Options
  • Revenues & Benefits Service
  • Sanctuary Supported Living
  • Stockton and District Advice and Information Service
  • Your MP
  • Your Ward Councillor
  • Or, if you are a member of the armed forces community, including dependent families (regular personnel, reservists, veterans, bereaved)

If you work are receiving a service from of the agencies listed above ask your key worker  to refer your query to us using the contact information shown.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Welfare Rights
Telephone
01642 526141
E-mail
welfarerights@stockton.gov.uk
Website
Welfare Rights

Where to go

Name
Welfare Rights - Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

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