Applying is easy. Please contact the team on 0800 694 3695 or complete an online application form if you meet some simple criteria. You will need to:
If you are liable to pay council tax in the Salford City Council area you may be able to get temporary help with your council tax in accordance with the terms of Section 13A of the Local Government Finance Act 1992.
Apply for discretionary council tax support
Please note that various information is required to complete the application such as your current energy supplier, a recent bank statement showing the last four to six weeks of transactions up to the application date and a copy of your last Universal Credit Statement (where applicable).
The application also covers questions related to personal demographics to help us ensure that all communities in Salford are supported.
Please complete the application form online, however, if you need help or would like to speak to a member of our team you can call 0800 694 3695. The phone line is free and is available Monday to Friday 10am to 12pm and 2pm to 4pm (excluding bank holidays). You can also visit your local gateway centre or Broughton Hub if you need support with the application and staff will be able to help. Find your nearest centre and the opening hours.
Please note that you will need to have the necessary support documents and evidence to hand when completing the application.
This page was last updated on 17 March 2023