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The 2012 Welfare Reform Act is making the biggest changes to the welfare benefits system since the 1940s. These changes are being rolled out at different times across the country until 2017. Download the East Sussex timetable of changes to benefits.
Providing emergency help in certain situations.
Welfare benefit helplines available in East Sussex
Available benefits for anyone with a disability or a long-term illness
A rundown of recent changes to benefits administered by the Department of Work and Pensions
Information about the roll-out of Universal Credit in East Sussex, and where people can go for more advice
Changes to the benefit cap in East Sussex, starting in autumn 2016
The most recent briefings from East Sussex County Council's welfare reform project