Benefits & support

Benefits and support information, including housing benefit, debt advice and financial help, welfare rights, support for armed forces personnel and veterans and the new universal credit

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Benefits and support information, including housing benefit, debt advice and financial help, welfare rights, support for armed forces personnel and veterans and the new universal credit

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Benefit & Support Calculators

Digital tools to help you plan your budget and see what benefits you might be able to get

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Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a monthly payment to help with your living costs that replaces some other benefits. You may be able to claim Universal Credit if you're on a low income or out of work.

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Housing benefits

Find out if you could get help with your rent and how to apply for housing benefit.

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Exemptions, discounts & council tax support

You may be eligible for discounts, exemptions and council tax support.

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Local Welfare Provision (NETS)

Have you found yourself in an unexpected crisis? Have your circumstances changed recently? Northumberland Emergency Transition Support (NETs) provides crisis support to residents of Northumberland

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