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Benefits

West Lindsey District Council
Guildhall, Marshall’s Yard
Gainsborough
Lincolnshire
DN21 2NA

Email: benefits@west-lindsey.gcsx.gov.uk
  • Help to pay rentInformation about claiming Housing Benefit which is a benefit to help pay rent.
  • Help to pay Council TaxCouncil Tax Support is to help pay Council Tax. You do not have to be on another benefit to qualify for Council Tax Support, you can just be on a low income.
  • Benefit enquiriesWe aim on our website to create easy to understand information that answers your enquiries.
  • Change in circumstancesIt is the responsibility of the claimant to tell us of any change in circumstance that could effect their benefit.
  • FraudYou can find out about fraud and report it online here.
  • Benefit calculatorOnline benefit calculator for instant on-line Housing Benefit and/or Council Tax Support estimate.
  • Local Housing Allowance (LHA)Local Housing Allowance is the way we work out Housing Benefit for tenants who rent their homes from a private landlord.
  • Universal Credit claimantsUniversal Credit claimants can find out more information on Universal Credit; what it is and what it means for you.
  • State Pension InformationInformation about State Pension calculations, Pension Credit, eligibility, and more.