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Register for 'My Benefits' Creating an account is easy and takes a couple of minutes. Registering an account will enable you to access information or make payments for local authority services such as: Backdating benefit. Local Housing Allowance. Coronavirus - being furloughed if you can’t work; Coronavirus - if you have problems getting your furlough pay; Coronavirus - if you're self-employed ; Coronavirus - if you're worried about working; Coronavirus - if you need to be off work to care for someone; Rights at work; Leaving a job; Problems at work; View all in Work; Top links.

Backdating benefit. All you need is an email address and to follow these simple steps: Once you have activated your new account, login using your email address and your newly created password. Births, Deaths, Marriages and Civil Partnerships, Make it easier to request many of our services online, Make a selection of miscellaneous payments, Save time by pre-filling forms with details from your account, manage an existing Housing Benefit claim online. Apply for a discretionary housing payment if you need extra help to cover your housing costs. View your Housing Benefit account.

If you have an enquiry about your Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support application, you can email Customer Services at [email protected] Once you have opened the 'My Benefits' page, click on 'create account' (top right or bottom middle of the My Account page). For your claim to be backdated we must be satisfied that you have a good reason for failing to claim earlier. The Benefit Cap. The only way to apply for Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support is via the My Benefits online system. Find out more and change your cookie settings, Births, deaths, marriages and civil partnerships, Landlords: tell us about a change in tenancy, Find and comment on planning applications, Housing and homelessness advice during COVID-19 outbreak, Advice for parents and carers during the Covid-19 outbreak, Special educational needs and disabilities, Financial support for pupils and students, Our plans to expand two specialist schools, Employment, training, support and careers, Disposing of your household waste if you are ill, Reuse and recycling centre during the COVID-19 pandemic, Rubbish and recycling collections after bank holidays, Changes to rubbish and recycling collections, Protecting your benefit payments from your bank, Get a one-off payment if you are struggling due to COVID-19, Coronavirus (COVID-19): parking restrictions and CPZs, Easier travel for blue badge holders in Low Traffic Neighbourhoods, Free temporary parking permits for COVID-19 key workers, How our new parking policy will affect parking permit prices, Parking permits for controlled parking zones, Crossovers (dropped kerbs and white lines), Changes to library services because of COVID-19, Fully funded business start-up support for entrepreneurs, Proposal to rebuild Lewisham Library (feasibility study), Making Lewisham carbon neutral by 2030: our climate emergency declaration, Pollution information for developers and businesses, Moving from children's to adult social care, Support for children and families during the Covid-19 outbreak, Giving notice to marry or form a civil partnership, Search burial and cremation records online, Offer an apprenticeship within your company, Transport options for older people, people with a disability and people with SEN, Closing roads to traffic at school drop off and pick up time (school streets), Our traffic reduction programme (healthy neighbourhoods), Children and Young People Select Committee, Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee – Our Healthier South East London, Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee - SLaM Mental Health of Older Adults, Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee - SLaM Places of Safety, Overview and Scrutiny Education Business Panel, Safer Stronger Communities Select Committee, Lewisham Mayor’s Awards 2020: Response to Coronavirus, Mayor of London and London Assembly Election 2021, Our commitment to responding to complaints, Complaints and feedback: you said, we did, Young citizens' panel: a voice for young people, Open overview and scrutiny investigations, Businesses, voluntary sector and charities, Windrush Compensation Scheme information event, Right to nominate assets of community value, Apply for funding to help cut carbon emissions, Apply for funding to make the borough greener, Apply for funding to make your organisation more accessible to children with SEND, Funding for community projects (Small and Faith Fund), Beckenham Place Park flower show, dog show and art exhibition, Major transport and infrastructure projects, Shape our physical activity and lifestyle strategy, Leisure discounts with the Be Active scheme, Resources and advice for arts organisations, Find an arts course or class in the borough, Lewisham Culture and Diversity Advisory Forum, Local History and Archives Centre catalogue, Neighbourhood watch and help preventing scams, Useful websites about policing and public safety, Upload documents for housing benefit and council tax reduction.