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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:

Check your eligibility with the online Benefits Calculator

 

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

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Apply online for Housing Benefit

 

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