Help with money

You will be aware that from July 15th 2013 the names of the various benefits provided by Work and Income have changed although, according to their website, the benefits themselves have not changed. The table below lists the name changes which may affect you.

Old Name

New Name

Kind of assistance
Domestic Purposes Benefit – Care of Sick and Infirm – DPB-CSI Supported Living Payment Income support for family carers
Invalid’s Benefit Supported Living Payment For disabled person unable to work


Work and Income have a new website where you can fill in your details and it will advise you of what benefits you would be entitled to.