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The Local Welfare Assistance fund is now closed, but you can get help and advice from other organisations.
You can apply for Council Tax Support if you're on low income and liable to pay Council Tax
You can appeal a decision made about your Council Tax Support or Housing Benefit
We pay benefits to people struggling financially because they have a low income, are unemployed, in care or unable to work.
Universal Credit is part of the government's Welfare Reform. It is a new benefit that replaces the six existing benefits.
We take all fraudulent benefit claims seriously. If you suspect anyone of claiming benefit illegally, let us know.
You must tell us if your circumstances change. Failure to do so could mean that you’re committing an offence