Benefits & Council Tax

Council Tax helps to pay for all the services we provide for Milton Keynes residents, including vital services such as education, social care, refuse collection and leisure centres. Discounts, reductions and a selection of benefits are available for those most in need.
Universal Credit is now live in Milton Keynes. Single unemployed job seekers should claim Universal Credit which may include an amount for housing costs (Rent). You can apply on line at  or call the Universal Credit helpline on 0345 600 0723.
Please note you should still make a claim for help with your council tax to the council apply on line here