Benefit Calculator and Claim

If you live in the area covered by Sefton MBC, you can use this application to:


The application is in two parts. The first is a calculator which can give you an idea of what you may be entitled to. The second part allows you to make a claim.

Start a new calculation/claim

Return to a calculation/claim you have saved

The application is in two parts. The first is a calculator which can give you an idea of what you may be entitled to. The second part allows you to make a claim.

Sefton is now classed as a Universal Credit full service area (with the exception of post code areas starting with L9 or L10). This means that working age customers cannot make a new application for Housing Benefit (unless they fall into one of the exceptions categories). If you do not fall into one of the exception categories, any help with rent, must be met through Universal Credit instead.

For more details please click on the following link. Who can claim housing benefit

However, you can continue with this form to claim help with your Council Tax regardless of where you live in the borough or how old you or your partner are.