There are a number of disruptions to Council services because of Coronavirus (COVID-19). Please check the link below before accessing any of our services.
For details of disruptions and for advice and guidance 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.