To check what benefits you may be entitled to, check our Benefits Calculator.
The main benefits
This is not a complete list of all the benefits you may be entitled to, but it will give you some idea of the main benefits available.
Work out what you might be entitled to
Use our benefits calculator to work out what benefits you might be entitled to.
You can also visit our ‘Maximise your income’ page to find out what else you might be able to do to increase your income.
If your children are under 20 and in full-time education, you may be able to get free school meals for them. Find out more about Free School Meals on Doncaster Council's website.
You may also be entitled to a Mobility Travel Pass which would entitle you to travel on all buses, trams and trains in South Yorkshire, for free. Further information about the mobility travel pass is available on Doncaster Council's website.
Visit the GOV.UK website for clear and straightforward information about what benefits you may be entitled to and how to claim them.
Find out more about claiming benefits
If you are working age and want to find out about making a new claim for benefits, ring Jobcentre Plus free on 0800 055 6688, 8am-6pm, Monday to Friday. Textphone 0800 023 4888. If you want to make an enquiry about a benefit you already receive, ring 0845 608 8508.
If you are pension age and want to find out about making a new claim for benefits, ring the Pension Service free on 0800 99 1234, 8am-6pm, Monday to Friday. For more information about benefits you already receive, ring 0845 60 60 265.
It is very important to tell the benefit departments straight away about any changes in your circumstances or income.