First-tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support)

What we do

We’re responsible for handling appeals against decisions relating to:

  • Attendance Allowance
  • Bereavement Allowance
  • Carer’s Allowance
  • Child Benefit
  • child maintenance (child support)
  • Compensation Recovery Scheme (including NHS recovery claims)
  • Diffuse Mesotheliomia Payment Scheme
  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Employment Support Allowance
  • funeral payments
  • Guardian’s Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit
  • Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Maternity Allowance
  • Pension Credit
  • Personal Independence Payment
  • Sure Start Maternity Grant
  • tax credits
  • Universal Credit
  • Vaccine Damage Payment
  • Winter Fuel Payment

Who we are

We are part of the Social Entitlement Chamber, one of 7 chambers of the First-tier Tribunal which settles legal disputes and is structured around particular areas of law.

Tribunal information

Contact the First-tier Tribunal (Social Security and Child Support)

General enquiries (England and Wales)

Telephone

0300 123 1142

Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm

General enquiries (Scotland)

Telephone

0300 790 6234

Monday to Friday, 8:30am to 5pm