There are a range of benefits you may be eligible to claim to help top up your earnings. Find out about them here.
Housing Benefit can help to pay all or part of your rent. You may get this benefit if you are on a low income, whether you are working or not.
Some people have to claim universal credit for help with housing costs, use our eligibility checker to find out if you can claim Housing Benefit
If you are registered at Our Newham Work. your benefits adviser there can update your Housing Benefit claim when you start work.
Council Tax Reduction
Council Tax Reduction scheme replaced Council Tax Benefit on 1 April 2013.
If you are registered at Our Newham Work, your benefits adviser there can update your Council Tax Reduction claim when you start work.