NEWS!!! Changes that could affect
The way in which you receive
benefits is changing
From 1st December South Staffordshire councils
has taken over the delivery of the Welfare Benefits, Fairer
Charging and Financial Assessment Services from the county
Therefore, the Welfare benefits
Service for social care will join forces with South
Staffordshire Council Revenues and Benefits Team to deliver a
local joined up service.
What can I use Self
It gives you on line access to manage
and view your Housing Benefit & Council Tax Support.
Check your benefit entitlement, Check the date your next benefit
payment is due • See correspondence we have sent you.
New & existing customers
On 15th July 2013 the
benefit cap will apply to people aged 16 to 64,
also known as
The cap means that households where no
one is in work should not get more in benefits than
the average wage paid to people in
work. This is after tax and National Insurance has been