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Macmillan Welfare Benefits Service

The Service

Citizens Advice Carlisle & Eden is proud to work in partnership with Macmillan Cancer Support, providing a specialist benefits advice service to people affected by cancer, helping with things such as:

  • Benefit checks – Working out entitlement to benefits and tax credits
  • Benefit applications – Completing benefit applications e.g. Personal Independence Payment, Attendance Allowance, Disability Living Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit etc.
  • Challenging benefit decisions – Challenging a benefit decision – for example, where someone has been refused a benefit or their entitlement has been stopped/suspended.
  • Grant applications – Identifying whether any suitable grants may be available


Referrals to this service can be made via the following electronic form: