Benefits, Scottish Welfare Fund and Universal Credit

Benefit changes

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) has been making lots of changes to household benefits. Find out more using the links below to understand how they may affect you and your family.

If you need further information or advice, call 0300 123 0900 or email For further information in relation to your welfare rights or money advice please visit our Information and Advice Hub.


Need to use a computer and/or get help?

If you don’t have access to a computer at home there are a number of locations throughout South Ayrshire where you can go for help and support.