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Cyngor Bwrdeistref Sirol Pen-y-bont ar Ogwr
Bridgend County Borough Council
Benefits and support
Benefits and support
Access the online benefits calculator for an instant estimate.
Housing benefits forms
Access all forms suitable for housing benefit claimants.
Local housing allowance
Check if you are eligible for local housing allowance, and read about how to claim it.
Grants for pupils
Find out if your child is eligible for free school meals, or a distinctive uniform grant.
The benefits you could claim
See what benefits you can claim from the council, and the bodies who can help you with money matters.
Local housing allowance rates
See current and previous years' housing allowance rates.
Guidelines for extended or backdated benefits
Read how to claim extended or backdated benefits.
Information for landlords and letting agents
Read information on the ‘Rent Smart Wales’ scheme, and find out about events for landlords.
Advice about universal credit
Learn how and when to claim universal credit.
The documents needed to claim benefits
See the list of documents that you will need to provide when you claim benefits from the council.
Find out how you can get help with employability, including free training, qualifications, supported job searches and CV development.
Benefits and council tax reduction appeals
Learn how to appeal against a cut to your housing benefits or council tax reduction.
Find out how we recover benefit or support payments made in error, or how you can appeal against the decision that there was an overpayment.
Discretionary housing payments
Find out how to get temporary financial support for housing costs.
Report changes in your circumstances
See what you have to let us know about if you are claiming benefits, and how to tell us.
Cost-of-living support scheme
The Welsh Government has announced £152m to provide a £150 cost-of-living payment to eligible households and £25m to provide discretionary support for other purposes related to living costs.
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