You can use our Benefits - Online Calculators to work out if you are eligible to claim and to establish how much you could be entitled to.
You can apply for Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Support at the same time using the following methods:
You may be issued a penalty of up to £70 if you fail to report a change in your circumstances within one month of the change.
To support your claim we will need to see documents as proof of identify and evidence of your circumstances. The form tells you what information we need in each section and you will be required to provide these before your application can be considered.
If your are self employed you must complete the Self-employed earnings form before your claim can be considered.
|Basildon Council may send you a text message requesting further information to support your claim. The sender ID will always appear as BasildonCNL. You will never be asked to respond to the text with information. We advise that all information is sent over using our Contact Us Benefit Form where possible.|