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Council tax benefit and other benefits

3 April 2013

From April 2013, local councils will set their own rules to suit the needs of their local area, and will decide which groups of people to help. There will still be some rules set by the UK government, including help for pensioners.


Because each local council will have its own council tax reduction scheme, you will need to seek advice locally about any queries you have.

 

You can get advice and guidance about what help you might be entitled to from the following organisations:
 

 

Alternatively, contact your local district or borough council directly:

  • Basildon Borough Council - 01268 533333
  • Braintree District Council - 01376 552525
  • Brentwood Borough Council-  01277 312500
  • Castle Point Borough Council - 01268 882200
  • Chelmsford City Council - 01245 606606
  • Colchester Borough Council - 01206 282222
  • Epping Forest District Council - 01992 564000
  • Harlow District Council - 01279 446655
  • Maldon District Council - 01621 854477
  • Rochford District Council - 01702 546366
  • Tendring District Council - 01255 686868
  • Uttlesford District Council - 01799 510510
  • Southend-on-Sea Borough Council - 01702 215000
  • Thurrock Council - 01375 652652