London Borough of Croydon

Welfare changes services & information

  • Welfare changes and you

    The government has made significant changes to welfare and benefits. Find out about how you might be affected.

  • Helping you to help yourself

    Welfare benefit advice sessions, fact sheets and useful contacts to help you manage the changes to your benefits

  • Benefit cap - What you need to know

    Since April 2013, there is a limit on the amount of benefit a household can get. This is called the benefit cap .

  • Bedroom limit (housing benefit)

    A size limit rule was introduced for working age people in 2013. This means you receive housing benefit based on the number of bedrooms the people in your household need and not the size of your property

  • Council tax support

    The Croydon Council scheme (CTS)  protects the borough’s most vulnerable households.