Cost of living support

Other support and advice

Money and debt advice

Check if you are entitled to benefits

South Tyneside Council provides:

  • Housing Benefit
    Help to pay your rent if you are on a low income
  • Council Tax Support
    Help to pay your Council Tax if you're on a low income

The government provides other benefits, such as Universal Credit, Tax Credits, Job Seeker's Allowance and low-income benefits, disabilities benefits and benefits for families.

See GOV.UK: Benefits

Crisis support and food banks