Dumfries & Galloway Council (Financial Inclusion & Assessment Team)

Provide help claiming benefits and financially assessing care charges to individuals from all backgrounds in Dumfries & Galloway

Services provided:

The Financial Inclusion and Assessment Team (FIAT) are a group of Council staff that have been specially trained to give benefit advice. They work jointly with staff from the Department for Work and Pensions

The team can help with:

They can also give advice on services such as heating and home safety.

To get more information on any of the services provided by the FIAT phone direct on 030 33 33 3008 (low cost number) or email fiatreferrals@dumgal.gov.uk

Using these contact details you can arrange an appointment with staff from the FIAT at home or the following offices:

Annan – Town Hall, High Street, Annan DG12 6AQ
Dumfries – Carruthers House, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2HP
Kirkcudbright – Daar Road, Kirkcudbright, DG6 4AJ
Stranraer – Library, Stranraer, DG9 7JJ.



Carruthers House
English Street
Dumfries and Galloway

Phone: 030 33 33 3008
Website: http://www.dumgal.gov.uk/article/15927/Benefit-advice
Email: fiatreferrals@dumgal.gov.uk

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