Help with money and finance
If you’re struggling with money, find out what support is available.
Universal Credit doesn’t cover your Council Tax, so it’s important to apply for Council Tax Support if you think you’re eligible.
Find out if you need to pay Council Tax or can pay less. For example, if you live alone you can apply for Single Person discount.
Find out if you’re eligible for Housing Benefit to help pay for your rent.
If COVID-19 has caused you financial hardship you can apply for individual assistance payment.
Universal Credit is a benefit for people of working age and combines previously separate benefits.
Apply for Free School Meals for a healthy lunches for your child as well as extra funding for their school.
Our Job Shop team help residents get into quality employment from training to help writing your CV.
Look at what job vacancies we have at the council.
This guide from the Money Saving Expert gives debt advice specifically for those with mental health illnesses.
Information about eligibility for relief and reductions in your business rates and how to apply.