Benefits, grants and money advice

Information on the benefits and grants you may be entitled to plus advice to help you find a way forward.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Information and guidance

Coronavirus firebreak: frequently asked questions (external website)

For information and guidance during the coronavirus pandemic, please visit denbighshire.gov.uk/coronavirus

Services and information

Citizens Advice Denbighshire (external website)

Denbighshire County Council are working in Partnership with Denbighshire Citizens Advice.

Housing benefits

How to apply for help with rent.

Council tax reduction scheme

You may be entitled to a reduction on your council tax depending on your income.

Tax-free and taxable state benefits (external website)

Information about state benefits that are taxable and tax-free state benefits (GOV.UK).

Appeal a benefits decision

If you are not satisfied with the outcome of your benefit claim, then you can ask for a reconsideration or appeal the decision.

Education and schools: Grants and funding

Financial support from free school meals to student loans.

Discretionary Assistance Fund (DAF) (external website)

The Discretionary Assistance Fund provides 2 types of grant that you do not need to pay back (Welsh Government website).

Cold weather payments (external website)

You may get a Cold Weather Payment if you’re getting certain benefits or Support for Mortgage Interest (GOV.UK).

Consumer advice (external website)

Contact the Citizens Advice consumer helpline if you need more help with a consumer problem.

Help with mortgage debt or rent arrears

If you are worried about paying your mortgage or keeping up with your rent payments there are many ways you can get help and support.

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a benefit designed to support people of working age who are on a low income or out of work.

Adapting or improving a property

Find out about the help available to change or improve your home, or make it more energy efficient.

Community Funding and Grants

Find out what funds are available for your community.

Sports grants

Find out if you or your team is eligible for funding.

Young Person Employment Bursary

This bursary has been set up to help employed people aged 18-35 in Denbighshire who are earning below the county median wage.

Report benefit fraud (external website)

Report benefit fraud online.

The Money Advice Service (external website)

Free and impartial money advice, set up by government.

Arts and culture grants (external website)

The official body that funds and develops the arts in Wales.