Welfare Benefit, Money & Debt Advice

Advice is available to Southside, Craigdale and Cathcart & District Housing Association tenants by appointment, over the phone on 0141 422 1112, or by email via advice@southside-ha.co.uk. Or you can fill in the form below to make a referral.  We get back to you within 2 working days.

Welfare Benefits

Our Welfare Benefit, Money & Debt Advice Service is free, impartial, and confidential. 

Our Welfare Benefit Advisers are on hand to provide support to tenants who require advice and assistance with benefits. 

We can help with:

  • Financial Health Checks, Benefit Checks/Income Maximisation
  • Assistance to apply for all benefits
  • Sanctions
  • Mandatory reconsiderations, reviews, appeals and Tribunal representation
  • Welfare Reform
  • Liaise with benefit offices
  • Apply for appropriate available grants 

Advice for ALL benefits including:

  • Universal Credit
  • Pension Credit
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Job Seekers Allowance 
  • Income Support 
  • Housing Benefit & Council Tax Reduction
  • Discretionary Housing Payments for Bedroom Tax & Benefit Cap
  • Child Disability Payments/Disability Living Allowance & Attendance Allowance
  • Adult Disability Payments/Personal Independence Payments
  • Carer’s Allowance
  • Scottish Welfare Fund/Community Care Grants/Crisis Grants
  • Funeral Support Payments/Bereavement Support Payments
  • Best Start Grants/Foods 

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