Pension Credit gives you extra money to help with your living costs if you’re over State Pension age and on a low income. Pension Credit can also help with housing costs such as ground rent or service charges.
You might get extra help if you’re a carer, severely disabled, or responsible for a child or young person.
Pension Credit is separate from your State Pension.
You can get Pension Credit even if you have other income, savings or own your own home.
If you get Pension Credit you can also get other help, such as:
There are a number of barriers that stop pensioners claiming Pension Credit. They may wrongly think they are not eligible because they:
Other factors may be that they:
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The Pension Credit calculator can be useful in finding out how much you may be entitled to - without giving any personal details gov.uk/pension-credit-calculator
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