The Welfare Benefits Service provides free advice and assistance to all residents of Hammersmith and Fulham borough. The service is for all ages, including parents and carers of disabled children.

We provide advice and assistance, up to Tribunal level, on Tax Credits, most Dept. for Work & Pensions (DWP) benefits, and some local authority ones.

We can help maximise your income by providing a thorough benefit check.

If you are the carer or parent of a disabled child, and you need advice on Benefits and Tax Credits, please contact Doreen Taggart on 020 3080 0381 or

If you are a disabled adult, or carer, and you need advice on Tax Credits and Benefits, please contact Tom Kenny on 020 3080 0382 or

Tom can also answer any questions you may have about the many changes brought about by the Welfare Reform Bill.

For more information on the Welfare Benefits Service click on our   Welfare Benefits Service leaflet


ESA Factsheet


Personal Independence Payments factsheet


Universal Credit factsheet


Welfare Benefits Advice Drop-in Sessions – Every Wednesday

Doreen Taggart, Welfare Benefits Advisor for Action on Disability will holding Weekly drop-in sessions at: Location: Stephen Wiltshire Centre, Queensmill Road, Fulham, SW6 6JJ. Day:          Wednesday Mornings Times:

Welfare Benefits Project Recent DWP PIP & Universal Credit Talks

AoD’s Welfare Benefits Project recently held 2 DWP (Department for Work & Pension) led talks on Universal Credit (UC) and Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Please find attached the following

Press Release: Catch 22 of benefit changes is now driving ill and disabled people deeper into poverty

The Government’s reforms of the benefits appeal system are causing unnecessary misery and distress for ill and disabled people, warns AoD. Catch 22 of benefit changes