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Me and my family

I've just retired

  1. I would like advice on benefits

    Pension Credit is an income-related benefit made up of 2 parts:

    • Guarantee Credit 
    • Savings Credit

    View the Government website for further information on Pension Credit

    For information about Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support, visit our benefits advice page.

  2. I receive benefits and need to tell you I have retired

    If you are claiming benefits, you need to report your change in circumstances to us as soon as possible.

  3. I would like a bus pass

    If you are of pensionable age, visit the Somerset County Council website to apply for a buss pass

  4. I would like a blue badge

    Visit the Somerset County Council website to apply for or renew a blue badge

  5. I would like information on an emergency response system

    Careline South Somerset is an emergency response system for people who need reassurance that help is at hand at the push of a button 24 hours a day, 365 days of the year.

    You can find more information at Careline South Somerset.

  6. I need care or home help

    Visit Somerset County Council's website for information on care or home help

    You can also contact Somerset Choices.

  7. I would like help to heat my home

    If you have an emergency that means you have no way of getting basic essentials, you may be able to get help from the Local Assistance Scheme.

    Visit the Government website to claim your winter fuel payment

  8. I would like to volunteer

    To find out what opportunities are available at the Council, visit our volunteering page

  9. I'm interested in activities to keep me active

    Visit our healthy living page to find activities taking place nearby

Thank you. You response is appreciated.

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