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North Yorkshire County Council do not provide any welfare benefits. The majority of welfare benefits are paid by the Department for Work and Pensions, with housing benefit and council tax benefit being paid from local district councils.
The Department for Work and Pensions provides benefits and services to a range of people, including:
working age people who are:
families and children who:
people approaching or already in retirement who:
disabled people and carers who:
Support from North Yorkshire County Council
For those assessed as needing support from social care services, welfare benefits, information and help with claims is provided by the benefits and assessment team as part of the financial assessment process, following completion of an assessment of your social care needs.
The supporting people team processes claims for financial support towards meeting housing related support costs and pays the supporting people subsidy. Information about housing related support and the supporting people subsidy can be found on the Supported and sheltered housing section.
More information can also be found on the websites below.