Discretionary Council Tax Relief (DCTR)

If you’re struggling to pay your Council Tax, you may be eligible for DCTR which is fully funded by the Council and aims to help those in difficult circumstances get back on track with their payments.  Please read the Discretionary Hardship Support Policy (PDF, 839.24KB) for further information.

When you apply for DCTR, you can also apply for other Council funding schemes which are:

  • Discretionary Council Tax Relief Scheme (DCTR)
  • Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP)
  • Individual Assistance Payment (IAP) (Local Hardship)
  • Household Support Fund (HSF).
  • Council Tax Support
  • Council Tax Support
  • Free School Meals (Pupil Premium)

Apply for Discretionary Hardship Support