Coronavirus (Covid-19): service updates, support and health advice.
Housing benefit is a means tested benefit designed to help people on a low income to pay their rent.
Individuals who are required to self-isolate and who meet the benefits-linked eligibility criteria will be entitled to a payment of £500.
Universal Credit is replacing six other benefits with a single monthly payment if you’re out of work or on a low income.
View details of your current benefit claim
Discretionary housing payment is an award to give extra help towards payment of your rent
Information about local housing allowance
Working tax credit is for people who are employed or self-employed (either on their own or in a partnership).
Information about eligibility for free school meals.
The Local Council Tax Reduction Scheme uses a person's income to decide how much discount to apply to their council tax liability.
Responsibility for investigating all allegations of benefit fraud has passed to the Department for Work and Pensions