Advice and benefits

  • Changes to benefits

    The Government has started a major programme of welfare reform - if you claim benefits you could be affected.

  • Universal Credit

    Universal Credit is a new welfare benefit that combines and replaces the major working-age income-related benefits.

  • Housing Benefit and Council Tax reduction

    How to get help to pay your rent or Council Tax if you have a low income.

  • Local Support Payments

    Emergency support for residents of Hammersmith & Fulham, Kensington and Chelsea or Westminster on low income.

  • Other benefits and grants

    Information about financial advice and benefits available from the Council and other services including HMRC and the NHS.

  • Discounts and exemptions

    Information on Council Tax discounts and exemptions which you may be able to get even if you are not on a low income.