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Benefits and Grants

Benefits advice

Advice and guidance on claiming benefits. Find out about changes to benefits under the Welfare Reform act.

Housing Benefit

Find out if you are entitled to Housing Benefit and how to apply. Information about Local Housing Allowance, overpayments, and Discretionary Housing Payments.

Council Tax Reduction

Find out if you are entitled to a reduction on your council tax bill due to low income.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit will replace 6 existing benefits including Housing Benefit. 

Financial support in education

From early years funding to student finance. Education Maintenance Allowance (EMA), free school meals, uniform grants and more.

Benefits and grants for disabled people and their carers

What financial support is available for disabled people and their carers in Cardiff.

Children and family grants and benefits

What financial support is available to families with children in Cardiff.

Employment and job seeker’s allowance

Advice on finding employment in Cardiff and how to claim Job Seeker’s Allowance.

Health and social care grants and benefits

Carers’ benefits, sports funding, equality grants and more.