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Benefits and financial help

Unfortunately due to essential maintenance many forms and applications on our website will be unavailable from 9.00am - 2.00pm on Saturday 19th January. This includes our My Account portal and all application forms, all payment forms, the planning search and interactive map, our ModernGov councillor app and the bin day checker.

Sorry for any inconvenienced caused, but please bear with us whilst we carry out this work.

If you are on a low income, you may be entitled to claim help with your housing costs and get a reduction on your council tax. Housing benefit and council tax reduction are administered by the council, and Universal Credit by the Department for Works and Pensions (DWP). Find out more below.