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Cost of living support

Advice and support to help manage the rising cost of living.

Council Tax and benefits

Find out all you need to know on how much Council Tax you need to pay, what to do if your circumstances change, making an appeal and how to apply for housing benefit or help to pay your Council Tax.

Help for households

Countries around the world are facing rising goods and energy prices, inflation and cost of living pressures after the pandemic and Putin's invasion of Ukraine. We know people are worried so the government is offering help for households.

See what cost of living support you could be eligible for on the Help for Households campaign site.

Manage your accounts online

Did you know you can now manage your Council Tax and Benefits online?

Council Tax


Benefit forms

Help for those suffering financial hardship