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Apply online for Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support

Apply online

You can now apply for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support online. Click on the link to access both our benefits calculator to see what support you may be entitled to, and our benefits claim form.

This service is available to residents of Slough Borough Council only.

You do not need to print and sign a declaration after you have completed your claim. Instead you will be asked to read a number of statements, confirm you understand the content, and agree to them.

It is your responsibility to make a note of the list of evidence/proofs required to support your claim once you submit your form. The list of evidence will be displayed on the checklist provided at the end of the application, which can be printed. Do not close the form until you have noted what is required.

You will be required to submit further evidence supporting your claim separately, please note you can attached scanned and/or photographed images by sending an email to

When you are completing the form you can save it online and come back later to complete and submit it. You will need your password and unique reference number.

Please be advised you risk losing benefit if you delay submitting your application and/or required proofs.

Applying at a library

You can apply on line using self-service PC’s at any of the library locations listed below, you can view the library opening hours here.

The Britwell Centre
Wentworth Avenue
Britwell SL2 2DS

Langley Library
Trelawney Avenue
Langley SL3 7UF

Cippenham Library
Elmshott Lane
Cippenham, Slough SL1 5RB

If you need to provide evidence in support of your claim and are unable to do this via email, please visit us at one of the Local Access Points at the libraries listed above. You can view opening times here.

Contact us

Contact Benefits form

01753 475111
Monday 9am-5pm
Tuesday 9am-5pm
Wednesday 10am-5pm
Thursday 9am-5pm
Friday 9am-4.45pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

In person
Community Hubs

By email
If you contact the team via email: please include your account reference number in the subject line.

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