Cost of Living and welcoming places
Check if you are entitled to benefits
South Tyneside Council provides:
- Housing Benefit
Help to pay your rent if you are on a low income
- Council Tax Support
Help to pay your Council Tax if you're on a low income
The government provides other benefits, such as Universal Credit, Tax Credits, Job Seeker's Allowance and low-income benefits, disabilities benefits and benefits for families.
You can use an independent, free benefits calculator to check what you could be entitled to see, GOV.UK: Benefits calculator.
Entitledto is an organisation which works with councils and housing associations to help people claim benefits - it provides an easy to use calculator to help people find out what they are entitled to and go on to make a claim.