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Benefits

Find out if you are eligible for any benefits available to West Lothian citizens, as well as information on benefit fraud.

  • Housing Benefit

    Housing Benefit is administered by West Lothian Council on behalf of the Government.

  • Council Tax Reduction Scheme

    Council Tax Reduction Scheme replaced Council Tax Benefit on 1 April 2013

  • Benefits Calculator

    You maybe entitled to housing benefit or council tax reduction, you can use the online benefit calculator on this page to work out if you are entitled.

  • Advice Shop

    The Advice Shop is a free, impartial and confidential service to help the people of West Lothian with a focus to alleviate poverty and to promote inclusion and equality through advice, assistance and advocacy.

  • Benefit Fraud

    What benefit fraud is, how benefit fraud is investigated and how to report someone you suspect of committing benefit fraud.