Skip to content
Do It Online   |  My Services   |  Planning   |  Council tax   |  Bins and recycling   |  Parking and roads   |  Housing

Due to system maintenance, some of our services including find your nearest which provides information about your bin collection days, will be unavailable from 6pm on Friday, 16 February. Please accept our apologies for the inconvenience. If you need help or advice, please contact our customer service team on 01795 417850. Alternatively, you can email csc@swale.gov.uk.

Contact the Benefits Team

Can I claim?

Do it online

Swale is now a Universal Credit Full Service area and help towards your rent is normally included with Universal Credit payments. 

Universal Credit does not provide help with your Council Tax. 

You can only apply for Housing Benefit from Swale Borough Council if you meet one of the following conditions: 

If you do not meet one or more of these conditions, you need to make a claim for Universal Credit

If you do meet one or more of the these conditions, you can make a claim for Housing Benefit, Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support or Council Tax Support only from Swale Borough Council. 

You can apply for Council Tax Support from Swale Borough Council for help towards your Council Tax bill.

Feedback form:
Was this information helpful?
Thanks for letting us know your views!
This feedback will be used to improve our online service. We cannot respond to specific requests.
Yes
It's good but
No  
How can we make this section better?
A to Z of Services :
A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z