Macmillan - Welfare Rights Advice

We know that money is a big and often difficult thing to talk about when you’re living with cancer.

How our welfare rights advisors can help you

Living with cancer can affect your money, whether you are working, unemployed or retired. You may earn less if you stop working or reduce your hours. You may spend more on everyday costs, like heating or travelling to hospital.

If you are affected by cancer there are a range of benefits you may be entitled to which could help you with your everyday living costs. Our specialist advisors can help you to find out what benefits you might be entitled to, such as:

  • Universal Credit
  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA).

We can also help you find out about other types of support available, such as:

How to talk to an adviser

The welfare rights service is available to anyone who calls the Macmillan Support Line. You can call the Macmillan Support Line on 0808 808 00 00.