The Government is in the process of changing working age benefits. This section provides advice on how to deal with these changes and how to manage your money effectively.
If you're living with us and have questions about the benefits you currently receive, we can offer advice and support.
What should I do if I'm having financial difficulties?
- Use a benefits calculator to check you’re claiming everything you are entitled to.
- Contact your local council. You may be able to claim a Discretionary Housing Payment or get help from the Local Welfare Assistance Scheme.
- If you're having problems paying your rent, contact your housing officer. They can arrange a payment plan with you.
Find out which benefits you could be entitled to and how much you could claim.
Try the Money Advice Service’s budget planner tool to see how much you are spending and where you could make savings.