Benefits and Support

Information about claiming housing benefit and Council Tax reduction from the Council, and where to find other support.

Services List

Report a Change

If something has changed recently, such as your earnings, contact details or savings, let us know about it here.


If you think our decision about your Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction claim is wrong you have a number of options.

Benefit Fraud

Find out about Benefit Fraud, including what it is and how you can report it.

Support Directory

Information about support available in the area for residents experiencing a wide range of issues.

Local Housing Allowance Rates

Local Housing Allowance is a way of working out the maximum benefit that might be paid for tenants renting accommodation from a private Landlord.

Online service for Landlords

If you have a tenant who is receiving housing which is paid directly to you as their landlord, you can use the new landlord online service.

Contact this service

Opening times

Monday to Friday, 9.00 a.m. to 5.00 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday and Bank Holidays: Closed