Benefits and money
Last updated 10.55am, Wednesday 20 September
The Council has announced an almost £7.5 million package of support available to Manchester residents facing financial hardship during the coronavirus outbreak.
Other support may be available too.
Test and Trace Support Payment Scheme
Council Tax Support and Housing Benefit
Having trouble paying your Council Tax?
Advice and support for people who are newly unemployed
Hardship payment for working age people receiving Council Tax support
Help claiming through the Job Centre during Coronavirus
- Information about sick pay during coronavirus, rules around furlough, advice for employers and more on the Job Centre site
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