Housing Systems: Combating poverty and sustaining tenancies.

Coronavirus: Extra Help
Coronavirus - Extra Help
The government are putting into place numerous measures to help sustain work and provide support for those who most need it during the Coronavirus pandemic. 

To help, we're working flat out to provide useful information on the welfare benefit related measures to ensure everyone who needs help from the welfare system receives it.

Important: This is a fast-changing situation. The information given in these pages is the best we have currently, but we'll be updating them constantly.

This section provides information on some of the extra help they may be available.

Free school meals

Who still qualifies?

Covid Winter Grant Payment

To help families during the winter months

Test & Trace Support Payment

Test and Trace Payment for some low income workers

UC change in circumstances

Who can apply for an Advance?


What about Discretionary Housing Payments

Council Tax

Who can can help with their Council Tax Bill?

Charitable help

What is disregarded?

New-Style JSA

Who is entitled to New-Style JSA?

Hotel Quarantine Payments

What help is available for Hotel Quarantine Payments?