Benefits and support

Get help with your Council Tax and rent, tell us about a change in circumstances or apply for support in a crisis

Council Tax Reduction

If you are on a low income, you could be eligible for a reduction of Council Tax

Housing benefit

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

Benefit fraud

If you suspect that someone is fraudulently claiming benefits you can report them to us

Sutton Council’s Crisis Loan & Grant scheme changes

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

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