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Welfare Benefits Service (Merton)

If you cannot get the advice you need from the websites below, we may be able help, or if you are a pensioner who is housebound we can refer you to the Local Pension Service.

Merton Welfare Benefits Team offers local residents help and advice on the following benefits:

  • Attendance Allowance
  • Carers Allowance
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Council Tax Support
  • Disability Living Allowance (DLA)
  • Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Housing Benefit and Local Housing Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Local Welfare Support
  • Pension Credit
  • Personal Independence Payments (PIP)
  • Social Fund loans and grants
  • State Pension
  • Working Tax Credit

We can also advise on services provided in the borough.

Who to contact

Telephone
020 8545 4178
E-mail
welfarebenefitsteam@merton.gov.uk
Website
Welfare Benefits website page
Council Tax Support
https://www.gov.uk/benefits-calculators
Money Saving Expert

Location

Name
Welfare Benefits Service, London Borough of Merton
Address
Merton Civic Centre 2nd floor
London Road
Morden
Postcode
SM4 5DX

Time / Date Details

When is it on
0900-1700
Session Information
Monday to Friday

Other Details

Availability

Referral required
No
Referral Details

Merton residents only.

Local Offer

Description

For Families with Children with SEN and Disabilities, if urgent advice is required, a referral for a special assessment can be made by social workers or other professionals.

For people who have limited mobility we offer home visits. These are made by appointment and you will be visited by one of our visiting team

Links
Database for children with SEN and disabilities and M Card
Family Fund
Last updated: 24/05/2021
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