Benefits and support

Benefits and money advice
The longest time we can backdate your claim is one month if you don't qualify for state pension c
Get help to pay your bill if you’re on benefits or a low income.
Check if you're eligible, see how to apply and make appeals
Information for landlords whose tenants get Housing Benefit.
Overpayments happen if you have been paid more Housing Benefit than you're entitled to.
Who can get Local Housing Allowance and current rates
The evidence you need to provide when you make a claim for benefit
Tell us about any change in your circumstance
If you receive housing benefit then you need to tell us when you're going away.
An introduction to Universal Credit and how to make a claim