If you are single, have no children and seeking work you may be entitled to Universal Credit, which also includes Housing Costs (help with rent). Click here for more information and how to claim.
You will need to make a separate claim for Council Tax Support which can be done on the Doncaster Council's website.
If the above does not apply and you are on a low income, you may be entitled to Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support. You can claim both online at the Doncaster Council's website. Alternatively you can collect a claim form and hand it in at any St. Leger Homes' area office.
You can speak to the Housing Benefit department by calling 01302 735336 or in person by visiting:
The Civic Office, Waterdale, Doncaster, DN1 3BU.
Do not delay claiming benefits as it could reduce the amount you receive.
Work out what you might be entitled to
Use our benefits calculator to check if you are entitled to help with your rent or other benefits.
You can also visit our Maximise your income page to find out what else you might be able to do to increase your income.
The Welfare Reform Act has changed the way benefits are paid and worked out. Click here to find out more.
Visit the gov.uk website for clear and straightforward information about what benefits you may be entitled to and how to claim them.
It is very important to tell the benefit departments about any changes to your circumstances or income straight away.