Around a third of eligible pensioners don’t claim Pension Credit, often because they don't know they can or that they need to.
Pension Credit calculator – find out if you’re eligible and how much you could get. Alternatively, call 0800 99 1234.
Pension Credit tops up:
- your weekly income to £201.05 if you’re single
- your joint weekly income to £306.85 if you have a partner.
There are also extra amounts on top if, for example, you are severely disabled, a carer or looking after children. See Pension Credit: What you'll get.
Credit unions – affordable loans and savings accounts. There are 6 credit unions in Hertfordshire: