Bournemouth Council

Benefits and Support

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If you are unemployed or on a low income you may be able to claim benefits. Benefits can help pay rent, bills and buy food for the family. You can apply for benefits online

Local Welfare Assistance Fund

If you're unemployed or on a low income, you may be able to claim benefits. You can use the benefit calculator to see what you can claim.

Appeal A Decision

You can appeal a decision made about your Council Tax Reduction or Housing Benefit

Housing Benefit

We pay benefits to people struggling financially because they have a low income, are unemployed, in care or unable to work.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is part of the government's Welfare Reform. It is a new benefit that replaces the six existing benefits.

Reporting Fraud

We take all fraudulent benefit claims seriously. If you suspect anyone of claiming benefit illegally, let us know.

Changes to Your Circumstances

You must tell us if your circumstances change. Failure to do so could mean that you’re committing an offence

 

Contact Us

Telephone

General Enquiries

01202 451451

Address

Customer Services Centre

St Stephens Road
Bournemouth
BH2 6EB

Online

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