If you are on a low income, you could be entitled to help with paying your rent or council tax.
You will receive help from our Housing Benefit department if you are:
If this applies to you, please complete the following form:
If you are working age and none of the above apply to you, you will need to make a claim for Universal Credit via the Department for Work and Pensions (your local Job Centre Plus).
If you are entitled to claim Universal Credit you must claim it online. If you need help making your claim, call the Universal Credit helpline 0800 328 5644 (8am to 6pm, Monday to Friday). If you claim Universal Credit you will still need to make an online claim for council tax support separately.
To supply evidence to support your claim is simple. All you need to do is photograph or scan your documents; save them on your smart phone, tablet or computer, and then upload your photograph or documents via our website.
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