Benefits and Support

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

Services List

Available Support and Benefits

Find information about support including Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction, Household Support Fund, and Discretionary Housing Payments.

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.

Online service for Landlords

If you have a tenant who is receiving housing benefit 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