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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.

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)

Please visit the Assistance for Vulnerable Customers page on the Stockton Council website for further information.

Who to contact

Contact Name
Welfare Rights
01642 526141
Welfare Rights

Where to go

Welfare Rights - Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council

Time / Date Details

When is it on
Please contact the organisation for details of opening hours.

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