North East Derbyshire District is now a Universal Credit area however some people are still entitled to claim housing benefit for help with housing costs.
It is important to seek advice before you make a claim for benefits to ensure that you are claiming the correct benefit for your circumstances.
Here at Rykneld Homes we have a Financial Inclusion Officer who can help you with any queries that you have - the officer can be contacted using the details at the bottom of this page.
You can also obtain advice external agencies such as;
- Citizens Advice North East Derbyshire
- Derbyshire County Council Welfare Rights Team - Tel 01629 531535 Monday-Tuesday and Thursday-Friday 11am-4pm or email: email@example.com
- Derbyshire Unemployed Workers centre Tel 01246 231441.
You can apply for housing benefit and council tax support with North East Derbyshire District Council.
Remember: If you claim help with your housing costs through Universal Credit you will need to make a separate claim for Council Tax Support through North East Derbyshire District Council.