Benefits and support
Council Tax Reduction
If you are on a low income, you could be eligible for a reduction of Council Tax.
Housing benefit helps you pay your rent if you're on a low income.
Changes in circumstances
Tell us about changes to your circumstances that could affect your benefit entitlement.
Pay or dispute an invoice
Ways to pay an invoice and debts, or dispute and invoice.
If you suspect that someone is fraudulently claiming benefits you can report them to us.
Support in a crisis
Get help to cover unexpected expenses in a crisis or emergency.
Apply for free school meals
Check if your child's school is participating and how to apply.
Cost of living support
Support is available to help you through the cost of living crisis
Council Tax Support Fund 2023-24
Recipients of Council Tax Reduction on 01 April 2023 will receive up to £25.00 off of their council tax bill for 2023-2024.
Credit unions offer convenient savings and low-interest loans to their members.
Household Support Fund
If you are facing hardship, you can get help with your essential household costs.
Send us evidence
Ways to send us the evidence to support your claim.
Contact the department
- 020 8770 5000
- Sutton Central Library, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA