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What will I be entitled to?

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dazedandconfuse Fri 20-Oct-17 14:11:16

So I have a 3 year old, I work part time and I am a student. I'm also expecting a child in April 2018, planning on continuing my study. My (now ex) partner wants nothing to do with the baby.
I currently am on no benefits apart from receiving child benefit for my 3 year old.

Does anyone know what I may be entitled to? I was hoping some help in terms of rent paying etc? I have no idea how it works really

Sorry if I sound like an idiot, any help appreciated

Chocolatecake12 Fri 20-Oct-17 14:13:27

Look on the entitled to website
It’s very helpful and should give you an idea of what you can claim for

didyoureally Fri 20-Oct-17 14:15:41

Do you get Child Tax Credit? I think you would be eligible and maybe Working Tax Credit depending on how many hours you work. I think you can check if you are able to claim and claim online.

Chocolatteandbiscuits Fri 20-Oct-17 14:32:53

I'm a single parent working 16 hours per week. I got part of my house rent paid for and council tax reduction. I also get working and child tax credits. Through this I also get help with childcare. Also get maintenance off my D'S dad. Even though your Ex wants nothing to do with the baby he has a responsibility to pay you maintenance. Ring CSA.

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