Community Support

Universal Credit

Unsure if you are entitled to claim Universal Credit?

Please use the links below for further advice and information:

https://www.understandinguniversalcredit.gov.uk/

https://www.jobcentrenearme.com/universal-credit/




Are you eligible to receive council tax discounts


Durham County Council is advising residents to check to see if they are eligible for a reduction or even an exemption on their council tax bill.

Please use the link below for further advice and information.

https://www.durham.gov.uk/article/25377/Reminder-to-take-advantage-of-council-tax-discounts




Grants and benefits to help you pay your energy bills

This advice applies to England ........

If you’re struggling to afford your energy bills, you might be able to take advantage of certain benefits, grants and help offered by the government and energy suppliers.

Please use the link below for further advice and information

https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/consumer/energy/energy-supply/get-help-paying-your-bills/grants-and-benefits-to-help-you-pay-your-energy-bills/