Waveney District Council


Waveney District Council's Benefits Service helps people who are on low income. There are two main types of benefit :

There is also a benefit called Second Adult Rebate that can replace your single discount if the second person in your home is on a low income.

Housing and council tax benefits

Make a benefits claim
Online application facility for claiming Housing Benefit and Local Council Tax Reduction.

Welfare reform

Benefit changes due to welfare reform
The Benefits system is going through one of its biggest shake ups for over 60 years.

Business rates

Find out if you qualify for benefits
Use this online calculator for an initial indication of your entitlement to benefit.

Get in touch

Changes to your circumstances
Tell us about things like a change of address if you're moving, or maybe you're about to start work or your income has changed. 

Contact us

Telephone: 01502 562111

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Please have your National Insurance or Benefit Registration number ready when you contact us.

Address: Marina Centre
(next to Marina Theatre)
NR32 1HH

Tel: 01502 523535

Email: benefits.wdc@eastsuffolk.gov.uk