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Council Tax and Benefits

Financial help is available to residents within the Wyre Forest area to help towards rent and/or Council Tax liabilities.

WFDC will recover any overpayment of benefits generated due to changes of circumstances of the customer, and investigates any allegations of fraud.

For all Customer Service enquiries, contact the customer services on 01562 732928

My Tax and Benefits

When registered for My Tax & Benefits, you can set up Direct Debits online and view details of Council Tax, Business Rates and Housing or Council Tax Benefits  


Welfare Support Scheme

We aim to help vulnerable people with support where they are can't meet their immediate short term needs or where they need help to keep their independence or re-integrate within the community.


Council Tax and Benefit Fraud

Council Tax and Benefit fraud is where people claim Housing Benefit and Council Tax Discount Scheme and/or Social Security Benefits but have no right to claim it. The Fraud Section is responsible for detection and investigation of fraudulent claims.


Benefit Policies and Strategy Documents

View Policy and Strategy Documents for Council Tax and Benefits


Universal Credit

Universal Credit (UC) is a new benefit that supports people who are on a low income or out of work


Benefit Calculator 

Use our benefit calculator to find out about benefits that you may be entitled to.


Wyre Forest District Council