Welfare rights | CPAG
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Advice service for advisers

We give advice by phone and email about welfare benefits and tax credits to people who are advising the public.
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Upper Tribunal assistance project

Get advice and assistance in helping claimants to challenge tribunal decisions in welfare benefit and tax credit cases.
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Early Warning System

Help us gather case studies about the impact of welfare reform, and identify systemic problems. We use this evidence to bring about improvements to the benefit system for children and families.
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Universal credit London advice project

We can provide you with expert advice on universal credit rules and procedures to help you maximise income for your clients.
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Legal test cases

We use the law to bring cases with the potential to improve the lives of families with children in poverty
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Universal Credit and Mental Health Research Project

A project exploring how the DWP treats people with mental health issues who claim universal credit.
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Judicial review project

Our Judicial Review project has been set up to help welfare rights advisers with the Judicial Review process.
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Survivors welfare advice project

We advise professionals working with domestic abuse survivors on issues relating to their benefit claims and entitlement.
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Welfare rights in Scotland

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Training bursaries

We have 25 free bursary places for universal credit training courses each year until 2022.
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Template letters

These template letters cover topics commonly raised through CPAG’s advice services. Advisers are welcome to use them when supporting clients with mandatory reconsiderations and appeals.

Welfare Rights Bulletin

Read CPAG's journal of welfare benefits and tax credits law and practice.

Welfare rights

We support those advising on the social security system, we gather evidence of problems with the system and we push for improvements by bringing legal test cases, campaigning and lobbying.