A national lockdown is in place which means you must stay at home.
For information about the rules, any disruptions to Council services, how to book a COVID-19 test and the support available for residents and businesses 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.