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Helpful advice and information about benefit entitlement.

If you want to find out what benefits you may be entitled to or get help applying or appealing a decision, the Information and Advice Hub will provide free and impartial advice and assistance.

Scottish Welfare Fund

Information on the Scottish Welfare Fund.

Universal Credit

Information on Universal Credit in South Ayrshire.

Discretionary housing payments

Discretionary Housing Payments are intended to provide short-term financial assistance to help with housing costs for those who receive Housing Benefit or Universal Credit.

Local housing allowance

Local Housing Allowance is used to work out housing benefit and costs for private tenants.

Contact Benefit Services

Contact details for our Benefits Service.