The amount of money you get from any income-related benefits could be affected if you take your pension early, such as money you get from:
- Housing Benefit
- Income Support
- income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance
- income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Pension Credit
- Universal Credit
Benefits if you retire early because of ill health
If you retire early because of ill health you may be entitled to other benefits. Use a benefits calculator to check.
Pension Wise has information about how taking a personal or workplace pension early can affect your benefits.
You can also get help from: