Benefits and money advice
Not sure which benefits to apply for and what you might get?
Before you apply check the benefits calculator to see what benefits are available, which ones are right for you and how much you might get. The calculator is to be used as a guide only. The estimate is based on the information you have entered and does not guarantee entitlement.
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If you’re unemployed, on a low income or claiming benefits, Housing Benefit may help you pay your rent
If you get Housing Benefit but are still struggling to pay your rent, you might be eligible for a Discretionary Housing Payment
Register for My Account to manage and track your Housing Benefit applications and tell us if there are any changes in your circumstances
A one off grant, available to Brent residents who are in short-term financial need because of an emergency
If you're a Brent resident and need help to pay your Council Tax, you can apply for Council Tax Support
Depending on your situation, you may qualify for a discount or reduction in your Council Tax
If you’re on a low income, out of work or you cannot work you can apply for Universal Credit to help with your living costs
There are a wide range of benefits available, make sure you claim what you are entitled to
If you need help or money advice, there are local organisations that can help
Help, advice and support with the rising cost of living
There is help available if you are struggling with rising prices, paying your bills or managing debt.