If you are under pensionable age and
claim Income Support, Job Seekers Allowance
or Employment Support Allowance, the Jobcentre Plus will
complete a form at your appointment with them, for you to claim
Housing Benefit and at the same time take details down which
will help us with any claim for Council Tax Reduction. We may still
send you an application for for the Council Tax Reduction
To contact Jobcentre Plus to make a claim, phone
0845 600 4258 (textphone 0845 600 4261).
If you are of pensionable age, you can make a
claim for Housing Benefit at the same time as claiming
Pension Credit, with The Pension Service who will also collect
information to help with a claim for Council Tax Reduction. They
will help you to complete a shorter form or you will be able to
claim over the phone. To contact the Pension Service, to claim,
phone 0845 60 60 265 (textphone 0845 60 60 285).
If you have not claimed any of the
above benefits and are on a low income, you can claim
Housing Benefit directly at the Council or with your Housing
Manager if you are a A1 Housing tenant.
You need to fill in a new claim
form and provide evidence of your identity, National
Insurance Number(s) and income, when you claim.You can get the
claim form by contacting us using the details below or download a
form from the Form & Leaflets Downloads page.
- Telephone 01909 533710 (textphone 01909
533214) and we will send you a form
- Pick up a form at any of the
Council's One stop Shops between 8.40am and
- Download and print a claim form from our Forms & Leaflets to Download page at any
- email us at email@example.com to
send you a claim form
- Visit Worksop or Retford One Stop Shop to speak to a
benefits advisor to help you claim (no appointment
about our 48-hour claim service.
- Alternatively, if you are unable to get to one of our offices,
contact us to arrange a home visit to help you claim
- For A1 Housing tenants you can get help to claim from your
- There are also Video links at Village locations in Bassetlaw
where you can make a claim with help from an advisor on
You can find out where your nearest
HelpPoint is checking the Customer Services pages.
Last Updated - 16/04/2013