Who to contact for benefits advice

How we can help

Don't miss out on benefits you're entitled to. Our staff can help you to work out which benefits you may be able to claim and advise you on how to apply.

Council Tax Support and Housing Benefit

Our Advice and Benefits Service deals with enquiries about Council Tax Support and Housing Benefit only. At the Royal Borough of Greenwich's service centres - The Eltham Centre and the Woolwich Centre - members of staff are on hand to help with:

  • general enquiries
  • application forms
  • photocopying and verifying documents needed to submit a claim.

Tax credits and social security benefits

The Welfare Rights Service provides help and advice on tax credits and social security benefits. This service is for Royal Greenwich residents only.

Further advice

Other advice services in Royal Greenwich, including independent organisations, offer advice on a range of legal issues.