Help with housing costs

If you are on a low income, you may be able to claim Housing Benefit to cover some or all of your rent; you may also be able to get help with your Council Tax.

For more information see Benefits and Council Tax or contact:

Revenues and Benefits Service
Wakefield Council
Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Wakefield WF1 2EB

Telephone: 0845 8 504 504

Email: benefitsservice@wakefield.gov.uk  

Opening hours: Monday - Friday: 8.30am to 5pm

Please note: Should you claim Housing Benefit, Council Tax support or Council Tax Benefits, you must always tell Benefits and Revenues of any change in circumstances.  If you do not, you may be paid too much or too little.​

Contact us

Revenues and Benefits Service

Wakefield Council
Wakefield One
PO Box 700
Wakefield
WF1 2EB

Phone lines are open between 8.30am and 5pm, Monday to Friday

0345 8 504 504