Benefits and Tax

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Islington Council website: has an overview of benefits and taxes, including housing benefit and council tax reduction.

Help On Your Doorstep: ensures vulnerable patients access appropriate services, including money management advice and benefits advice.

Citizens Advice Bureau: provides benefits advice services and factsheets for Islington people.
t: 0300 330 1197 (Mon-Fri 10am-4pm)

Department of Work and Pensions: information on benefit entitlements, Jobseeker's Allowance and tax credits‚Äč.

For support to navigate these services, patients can contact your Primary Care Network's Social Prescribing Link Worker.

Eligibility criteria


  • This welfare benefits information is specific to Islington residents
  • A Social Prescribing Link Worker can help non-Islington residents to find the most relevant information for them.

How to refer


Patients can phone or email the relevant service, using the contact details on the relevant website.
Currently face to face appointments are not available due to Covid-19.