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Council Tax, benefits and money

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Discretionary Crisis Fund - help for people in crisis

In certain circumstances you may be able to access help from the Discretionary Crisis Fund.


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Discretionary Housing Payment - additional help with housing costs 

You may be entitled to help with your housing costs through a Discretionary Housing Payment or a bond for your rent deposit.  


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Universal Credit

Find out what changes may affect you and how to make sure you're ready.


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Benefit Cap

Find out how this limits the total amount of benefit each household receives.


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Benefit changes - welfare reform

Find out about benefit changes and if they affect you.


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Money, debt and benefit advice

Links to ​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​organisations that may be able to help you.​


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Make the most of your money

How you can make the most of your money.


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Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Disability Living Allowance has changed for working aged people. Find out how this may affect you and how to prepare.


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Blue badge parking permit

Parking concessions for disabled people.


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Disabled students allowance

Help for students with disabilities.


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Help with childcare costs

Information on applying for tax credits, childcare vouchers and more. 


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Free school meals

School pupils may be able to get free school meals.


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School travel expenses

Help with the cost of school travel expenses.


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Forms for benefits, discounts and exemptions

Find the relevant form to make a claim.


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MyAccount Council Tax services

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Did you know you can use MyAccount to access your Council Tax services? It's free to use and you'll be able to use your Council Tax account whenever you'd like. 

If you register for MyAccount, you'll be able to:

  • Set up or amend your Direct Debit details
  • View or change your instalment plan
  • Check your Council Tax band
  • Apply for a single person discount
  • Check your Council Tax balance
  • Sign-up for e-Billing

Register for MyAccount (opens in a new window)

Events

Street Eat
26 May 2018
11am-9pm on Saturday, 26 May and Sunday, 27 May 2018. Tasty street food, prepared by the town’s restaurant chefs. Dozens of dishes including Spanish, Italian, English, German and more.
EqualiTeas – Celebrating 90 years of voting equality
20 June 2018
Join us for a special evening, celebrating 90 years since the Representation of the People Act 1928, which gave all men and women over the age of 21 the equal right to vote.
Rochdale Feel Good Festival
18 August 2018
Fabulous FREE entertainment in Rochdale town centre. There will be live music, a quality food court and family entertainment.