Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction
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Second Adult Rebate
- Second Adult Rebate helps with rent and / or Council Tax for people who don't qualify for benefits themselves but have someone living with them who is on a low income.
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Discretionary Housing Payments
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Free School Meals and School Clothing Allowance
Apply now for free school meals and school clothing allowance
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Blue Badge Scheme
- The Blue Badge Scheme is a national scheme which gives parking concessions for people with certain disabilities.
- Concessionary Travel gives free off-peak local bus travel to help people with certain disabilities and people who are of State Pensionable Age.
Discretionary Support Payments
- Community Care Grants are to support people to return to, or stay in, the community or to ease exceptional pressure on families. There are certain criteria for qualifying for this grant.
- Crisis Awards help with short-term needs you might have because of an emergency or disaster.
Not all benefits are administered by the Council. For information about other benefits, including Jobseeker's Allowance and Child Benefit, please visit the GOV.UK website.