The Government has announced 'Local COVID alert level: high' restrictions for Stockton-on-Tees.
For further information about the rules and disruptions to Council services visit www.stockton.gov.uk/coronavirus.
In these pages you will find useful information about the way in which your benefit is calculated and when claims may be backdated.
There are also details about additional information we may need from you, the way in which we check claims and how we handle overpayments.
All of this information applies to both Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Support claims.