Health and wellbeing Coronavirus

Benefits and money

Last updated 10.25am, Tuesday 7 July

The Council has announced an almost £7.5 million package of support available to Manchester residents facing financial hardship during the coronavirus outbreak.

Council Tax Support and Housing Benefit

Having trouble paying your Council Tax?

Hardship payment for working age people receiving Council Tax support

Help claiming through the Job Centre during Coronavirus

Changes to Job Centre appointments and Universal Credit

Help with food costs while schools are closed

Changes to Child Benefit claims for newborn children

Manchester Register Office is currently unable to register births, due to Covid-19 social distancing measures. However, parents of new-borns can still claim Child Benefit prior to the birth being registered. More information is available on gov.uk

Help if you're self employed

Help for tenants and landlords

Expired Blue Badges

Support towards funeral expenses

Answers to other benefits and money questions

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