Benefits Advice

Free And Confidential Benefits Advice

East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau offers a free and confidential benefits advice service to all residents. Would you like to speak with one of our trained advisers? We can assist you with claiming the benefits that you are entitled to.

Benefits Advice Service

The benefits system in Scotland and the UK can be complicated and confusing. Many people are unsure of which benefits they are entitled to and how to claim them. If you need some one-to-one assistance, our advisers can check your eligibility for any benefits. We can even help you to apply.

  • Understanding the Benefits System
  • Eligibility for benefits
  • How to claim benefits
  • Welfare Rights
  • Income Support
  • Pension Credit
  • Jobseekers Allowance
  • Housing Benefit
  • Employment Support Allowance
  • Tax Credits
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Attendance Allowance
  • Carer’s Allowance
  • Pension Credit
  • Universal Credit
  • Child Benefit
  • Maternity Benefits
  • Best Start Grant
  • Council Tax Reduction
  • Bereavement Benefits
  • Scottish Welfare Fund
  • Retirement Pension
  • Scottish Child Payment
  • Best Start Foods
  • All other benefits

Help with Benefits

Our advisers can help with all of these benefits and more. Everyone’s situation is different.  We can look at your individual needs and make sure you are getting everything you are entitled to. And if you need assistance filling out the forms, or understanding the process, then we can help there too.

Make an Appointment

East Dunbartonshire Citizens Advice Bureau’s benefits advice service is free and available for all residents. All discussions are confidential. Our independent advisers are completely impartial and non-judgemental. If you need any benefits or welfare information, we are here to help you. Please make an appointment at any of our outreach surgeries or call into one of our drop-in services. If you have any special requirements that would require a home visit, please contact us on 0141 775 3220 or email us here and state your needs. We are here to help you.

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