Welfare Benefits Unit

Contact details

Welfare Benefits Unit
17 Priory Street

Public phone: 01904 642512 (Advice Line)

Email: admin@welfare-benefits-unit.org.uk

Website URL: http://www.welfare-benefits-unit.org.uk

General information

Service offered: Advice on welfare benefits for advisers and front-line staff. Benefits training programme. Publications for advisers including concise handbook Advisers Guide to Benefits. Telephone advice line for advisers in York and North Yorkshire. Not open to the general public.

Target group: Voluntary and statutory agencies

Area served: Advice line: North Yorkshire and City of York. Publications and training: nationally

How to contact: Phone or email - agencies only. Not open to the general public


Monday: 10am - 1pm advice line

Tuesday: 10am - 1pm advice line

Wednesday: 10am - 1pm advice line

Thursday: 10am - 1pm advice line

Friday: 10am - 1pm advice line


Office Hours: Monday - Friday 9.30am - 5pm


Wheelchair access: Not applicable

Accessible toilets: Not applicable

Access notes: 

Other information

Languages other than English:

Charity number: 1164225

Year established: 1983

Staffing: 7 part time staff

Public transport:

Record last checked: 08 June 2023


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