Help and Advice

Where to get help and advice

If you require help or advice on any matter concerning Housing Benefit or Local Council Tax Reduction you can

Rent officer service information: contact 020 702 36076 or go to Valuation Office Agency ( 

Claiming benefits information, if you're under 60 go to Benefits (

Claiming Tax Credits and Child Benefit, go to HM Revenue and Customs (

Help available to single parents information, go to Gingerbread ( or call 0808-802-0925

Are you affected by the equalisation of the State Pension Age. More information on Pensions ( 

To find out what other benefits you may be entitled to, or if you're thinking of returning to work and want to find out how your benefits will be affected you can use the Benefits calculators (

You can also obtain free, independent and impartial advice on Housing Benefit or Local Council Tax Reduction and other matters from your local Citizens Advice.

Citizens Advice

Free confidential advice and details of opening hours and advice session times (

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