Benefits Calculator/Adviser

Housing and council tax benefit are means tested benefits and your income and savings will affect how much benefit you receive. Check the items on the left to see a summary of some of the rules that may apply for the various items of income and expenditure that could be taken into account when calculating how much benefit you will receive.

Please note that housing and council tax benefit is a complex area and as such some of the rules may not apply or other rules may have to be taken into account when working out your entitlement.

Benefits advisor

To check your eligibility to claim Housing and or Council Tax Benefit use the Benefits advisor section from the GOV.UK website and follow the steps through the assessment.



Please note that this assessment is designed to give you an indication of the benefit to which you may be entitled and is based on the information that you provide.

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the benefit section

telephone:  (01594) 812531


write to: Forest of Dean District Council, Council Offices, High St, Coleford, Glos. GL16 8HG