Services List Housing Benefits and Council Tax Support Benefits and support can be claimed if you or other people living in your home are on low incomes. Discretionary housing payments Receiving benefit but need extra support? Benefits calculator - Turn2Us This benefits calculator is free and confidential and will help you find out what benefits you are entitled to claim. Tell us about a change - Benefits You must tell us straight away of any changes in your income or personal circumstances that might change the amount of benefit you get. Backdating your benefit claim You can apply in some circumstances to backdate your claim. Overpayments An overpayment is an amount of housing benefit that we have paid to someone when they are not entitled to it under benefit rules. Appealing benefit claim decisions Housing Benefit and council tax support appeals. Report benefit fraud and other wrong-doing Fraud is committed when someone claiming housing or council tax support does not tell us the truth about their circumstances. Changes to benefits - welfare reform The government has introduced big changes to the benefits system which could affect the amount of benefits you receive and how benefits are paid to you. Universal Credit Support Claiming Universal Credit Household Support Fund Grant On Monday 20 February, the government announced that Lincolnshire would be awarded a further £10,929,370 of the Household Support Fund, which covers the period from 1 April 2023 to 31 March 2024 Household Support Fund - Contact us for help SKDC is pleased to announce that the 4th phase of the Household Support Fund has now opened. The Fund provides financial support to residents across the district that are struggling financially. Financial assistance will be in the form of vouchers to assist with food/utilities.