Submitting your online form

If you cannot submit your request in the form, email welfare.rights@stockport.gov.uk with the details of your enquiry and your contact details.

Request a welfare rights appointment

You can use this form to request an appointment with our welfare rights service.

You can fill this form out for yourself or for someone else. If you're requesting an appointment for someone else, we need to know who you are as well.

Find more information about benefit appeals on our welfare rights page.

You can request an appointment if you:

  • live in Stockport
  • work for Stockport Council

Before you start

If you're filling in this form for yourself

You'll need to tell us:

  • your details
  • the details of your support or key worker, if you have one
  • the name of the benefit you're challenging
  • your benefit appeal reference number, if you have one
  • the days and times you're not available for an appointment
  • anything else you want us to know about your challenge

If you're filling in this form for someone else

You'll need to tell us:

  • their details
  • your details
  • the details of their support or key worker, if they have one
  • the name of the benefit you're challenging
  • their benefit appeal reference number, if they have one
  • the days and times they're not available for an appointment
  • tell us anything else you want us to know about your challenge

If you do not speak English, you should try to bring someone with you to the appointment who can translate. If you cannot bring someone with you, we may be able to provide an interpreter. We’ll ask you if you need a translator for your appointment.

If you tell us your email address, we'll be able to send you information about your appointment more quickly.

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How we use your data

The council primarily use your data for assisting with your case. With your consent this may be shared with the Department of Work and Pensions, Citizens Advice Bureau, Housing Associations, Creditors, GP Surgeries and other government departments and local agencies in accordance with our organisational privacy notice. We never sell your data to third parties or use it to market to you without your consent.