Use our calculator to see if you may be entitled to benefit.
Register for online services.
View your Housing Benefit account.
Pay a Benefits invoice.
Information about Discretionary Housing Payments and the Essential Living Fund (administered by Southend Borough Council) if you are suffering extreme hardship.
Information about how overpayments occur, how to pay them back and what happens if you can't pay.
Information about preventing, detecting and reporting Fraud.