Welfare Rights

Information and advice is available on all aspects of Welfare Benefits.

Contact Details 

If you wish to arrange either an individual appointment for advice on a private issue, or a talk for your community group contact the appropriate Welfare Rights Officer for your area, call 01546 605517, complete our online Welfare Rights Enquiry Form or write to them as noted below.

Welfare Rights Officer - Kintyre and Islay
Development and Infrastructure, Burnet Building, Campbeltown PA28 6BJ                                                   

Welfare Rights Officer - Helensburgh/Lomond
Development and Infrastructure, The Helensburgh and Lomond Civic Centre, 38 East Clyde Street, Helensburgh, G84 7PG

Welfare Rights Officer - Lorn and the Isles
Development and Infrastructure, Municipal Buildings, Albany Street, Oban PA34 4AW     

Welfare Rights Officer - Mid-Argyll, Tarbert and Inveraray
Development and Infrastructure, 1A Manse Brae, Lochgilphead PA31 8RD                            

Welfare Rights Officer – Cowal
Development and Infrastructure, Dolphin Hall, Dunoon PA23 7DQ

Senior Welfare Rights Officer - Bute
Development and Infrastructure, Dolphin Hall, Dunoon PA23 7DQ

Money Skills Argyll

Money Skills ArgyllMoney Skills Argyll Project is about helping people who live across Argyll and Bute, aged 16 and over, living in a jobless household, living in a single adult household with dependent children, or low income employed. We will help you to be more in control of your money with help, advice and support with Debt Advice, Money Advice, Computer Skills, Money Management, Income Maximisation and Affordable Warmth / Fuel Poverty.

Find out more about how Money Skills Argyll can help you and how to get in touch with them here

Council Related Benefit Information

We can also provide information on money advice and financial hardship.

We also has a benefit calculator to let you see if you might qualify for Housing Benefit.

For other non council related benefits visit the gov.uk website. 

Citizens Advice Bureau

Citizens advice bureau logoThe Argyll and Bute Citizens Advice Bureau provides free, impartial and confidential advice on:

  • Your money - Debt, Employment, Benefits, Tax
  • Your family - Family, Health, Housing, Education
  • Your daily life - Communications, Consumer Affairs, Travel
  • Your rights - Civil Rights, Immigration, Legal Rights and Responsibilties

For more information about the services they offer, and how to contact them, please read this information leaflet

E-mail: info@abcab.casonline.org.uk
Website: www.argyllandbutecab.org.uk