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Council Tax and Benefits

Please see pages below for information on Council Tax, Housing Benefits and Council Tax Reduction.

Unpaid Carers

Information regarding the payment and procedure of the Carers allowance £500 support payment.

Cost-of-Living Support Payment

Cost-of-Living Support Payment

Winter Fuel Support Scheme

As part of support package of over £50m to address immediate pressures on living costs, Welsh Government has made available over £38 million through a Winter Fuel Support Scheme.

Council Tax

Information in this area includes our contact details, how to pay your Council Tax and discounts and exemptions that may apply to you.

Housing Benefits

If you are responsible for paying rent in Flintshire and you are on a low income, you may be able to get help with some or all of your rent.

Self Isolation Support Payment

If you have been contacted by NHS Wales Test, Trace, protect service (TTP) and been told to self-isolate, you may be entitled to Financial Support

Good Food Flintshire

Ensuring all residents in Flintshire are fed well.

Free School Meals and Uniform Grants

Free School Meals and Uniform Grants

Coronavirus Support

Coronavirus Support & Advice

Mixed Aged Couples

Mixed Aged Couples - Changes to Pension Credit

Benefits Forms

Forms available for Housing Benefit, Council Tax Reduction, Free School Meals & Uniform Grants and DHP forms

Council Tax Forms

Forms available for Council Tax.

Welfare Reform Team

Flintshire County Council's Welfare Reform Response Team helps customers who are impacted by welfare reform changes such as Universal Credit, Under Occupancy (bedroom tax), restrictions to your Local Housing Allowance rates.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit provides financial support for low-income households and it replaces the following benefits; Housing Benefit, Income Support, Job Seekers Allowance, Employment and Support Allowance, child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit.

Disabled Facilities Grant

Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG) is a type of financial assistance used to help with adapting the home.

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction Calculator

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction calculator

Universal Benefit Calculator

This calculator will show you how to manage your spending and budgeting and is accurate, fast and simple to use.

Council Tax Calculator

Enter the details of the community council and council tax band to see the cost of Council Tax for the coming year

Benefits News

Latest news occurring in Housing Benefits.

Council Tax Reduction

If you are responsible for paying Council Tax in Flintshire and you are on a low income, you may be able to get help with some or all of your Council Tax bill.

E-Notifications Registration

E-Notifications are the new way to receive your Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction award letter. Instead of getting a traditional paper notification we will send your documents by e-mail.

E-Billing Registration

E-billing is the new way to receive your bill. Instead of getting a traditional paper bill we will send your bill by e-mail.

Housing Benefits - Privacy Notices

Privacy Notices available for Housing Benefit.

Council Tax Privacy Notice

Council Tax Privacy Notice