An estimated £15bn of benefits are believed to go unclaimed each year. Use a free benefits calculator to find out what you could be entitled to.
Or contact Citizens Advice West Oxfordshire for one-to-one help to do this.
If you are turned down for a benefit, seek advice on whether to challenge the decision. Many benefit decisions are overturned, and organisations like Citizens Advice can offer advice about challenges.
The Cost of Living Payment is available for households on means tested benefits, including Universal Credit, Pension Credit and Tax Credits. This government guidance explains how and when you will receive an extra payment to help with living costs.