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Benefits and support

In this section you will find information and services that can help you with queries about benefit entitlements.

Benefits and you

There is information and providers that can help with benefit advice, tax credits if you are working or unemployed, sick or disabled, a parent, young person or veteran.

Please look at our list of services in the Benefits Support and Benefits and you section, or alternatively you can find more information on the Council's Benefit web page or the DWP website


Free online budget training

Managing and budgeting your money can be difficult,you can learn more about how to budget, bank and shop online safely.  You find out more on the Learn My Way website.

Housing benefit and council tax

Housing Benefit is help towards paying your rent.  If you live in privately-rented accommodation Local Housing Allowance (LHA) may be used to calculate your entitlement to Housing Benefit. 

You can find more information on the Council's Housing benefit web pages.


Your rights at work

Information and advice is available for workers on rights and obligations at work.  You can find more information on the Council's Rights at work web pages.


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