Independent Benefits Calculator
You could use independent benefits calculators to help find out what benefits you could get and how to claim them:
- Turn2us Benefits Calculator (benefits-calculator.turn2us.org.uk)
- Benefits Calculator (entitledto.co.uk)
- Benefit and budgeting calculator (betteroffcalculator.co.uk)
Benefits Calculator for Residents of Lincoln
If you are unsure what benefits you can claim, complete the online calculator with your current information to find out what and how you can claim.
Applying for benefits
To apply for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support. Please view:
Apply for benefits – City of Lincoln Council
Discretionary Housing Payment
A Discretionary Housing Payment is a payment we can give to you to help you if you are struggling to pay your rent or council tax. Please view below to find out more information and how to apply:
Apply for a Discretionary Housing Payment – City of Lincoln Council
If you are of pensioner age and not in receipt of Pension Credit use this online calculator to see if you are eligible, this could boost your income up to £3,300 a year. Pension Credit claim line 0800 99 1234
This page was updated 24 February 2023.