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Benefits and Council Tax

Changes to Customer Services

From 29 October, advice on Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support will no longer be available at the Customer Service Centre.

You can get advice and access our services by:

If you need to provide documents, you can still take these to your nearest Library Plus branch.

These venues offer document scanning and free internet access to residents who need to complete online applications.

Council Tax

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

Discretionary Housing Payments and Discretionary Council Tax Payments

Free school meals

Help in an emergency or crisis

Benefit fraud

  • Report benefit fraud
    Benefit fraud costs you and the Council money. Benefits should only be awarded to those who are entitled to them

Changes to the benefits system