Benefits you may be able to claim

In work

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  

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 Workplace, 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. 

Find out more about Council Tax Reduction and whether you may be eligible to claim.  

If you are registered at Workplace, your benefits adviser there can update your Council Tax Reduction claim when you start work.