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Coronavirus

Cumbria and the rest of England has been placed in national lockdown (stay at home). 

See the latest news and get more information regarding coronavirus (Covid-19). Find out more about the help for affected businesses, charities including the support grants. There is also advice for individuals including the Test and Trace Support payment. Our customer contact centres are not open to the public at the moment due to the restrictions. Please use our online forms, webchat, app and phone number to contact us

Benefits calculator

Click on the link below to use a benefits calculator to give you an indication of whether you are eligible for benefits. The calculator will assess your eligibility based on the information you give.

Use the online Benefits Calculator

This is only an estimate and you can only get a proper assessment from a formal claim.

Apply online for Universal Credit

Apply online for Housing Benefit

If you would like to talk to us about Housing Benefits, you can contact us via email at  housing.benefits@allerdale.gov.uk or ring our Customer Services team on 0303 123 1702 .

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