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Benefits and advice

  • Benefit fraud
    What is benefit fraud and how to report it
  • Free school meals
    Free School Meals FAQ
  • Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support
    Application forms, benefit calculator, let us know if your circumstances change, civil partnership benefits, information for landlords and frequently asked questions
  • Local Housing Allowance
    If you are renting a property or room from a private landlord, the Local Housing Allowance is used to work out how much housing benefit you might receive
  • Pension credit
    Information about the types of pension credit available
  • Benefits available for over 65s
    Use your money on things you enjoy – shopping, days out and hobbies, reduce your bills and enjoy your retirement. Don't miss out!
  • School transport
    School transport FAQ
  • Tax credits
    Tax credits are payments from the government and include Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit