Calculate and claim benefits
You can use the link below to calculate and claim any of the following benefits:
- Council Tax reduction
- Housing Benefit
- Second Adult Rebate
The calculator gives you an instant estimate of how much benefit you may be entitled to, then you can choose to make a claim. Your estimate will be based on the information you've supplied.
Evidence you need
When you complete your online claim for benefits, you may need to provide evidence of your identity, earnings or housing costs.
How long it will take
We process most new claims and changes in circumstances within 2 weeks.
It will take longer if we have to wait for your supporting evidence, but once you've provided this we'll process your claim straight away.
We always strive to deal with Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support claims as quickly as we can. When it's very busy, we can't guarantee we'll always achieve our standards but we'll always try our best.