Welcome to the updated benefit website. This site
provides you with information on how to claim, what
information you need to provide, our performance
information plus other help available from outside agencies
for help in hard times.
Please click the links to the left of this page.
There are numerous national welfare benefits available to
financially assist those who are:
- On a low income
- Have children
- Of pensionable age or
- Unable to work due to an illness or disability.
These benefits are administered by a number of different public
bodies which include Redditch Borough Council, The Department
for Work and Pensions and HMRC (formerly the Inland Revenue).
Redditch Borough Council is responsible for the
administration of the following Benefits:
You can get an estimate on the amount of the above benefits by
visiting the online
For the latest news regarding Housing and Council Tax Benefit,
please click on the link below:
We have also posted a Income
Maximisation page which contains other
helpful websites, including other benefits, discounts and
exemptions for help in hard times.
If you are experiencing problems with paying your mortgage,
please visit the Direct.Gov website or visit Redditch Borough Council's
Please click on the name of each Benefit to be re-directed to
another page on this site where you will be able to find more
As well as these Benefits, help may be available with your
Council Tax in the form of discounts and exemptions. For more
information on these, please see our Council Tax page.