If your query is about a benefit award or a payment you are due, check benefit services online.
Information for landlords and agents.
If you are receiving benefit for your tenant, check benefit services online.
This will give you details relating to your individual tenants' benefit claims including awards, rent and payment details.
You will need to contact your tenant in the first instance in relation to their claim for benefit.
If you still need to contact us you must include your tenants' full name and address.
Tell us about changes to your details or circumstances. We cannot accept emails about this.
If we have written to you requesting further proof in support of your claim, please note that we cannot accept this via email. We must see original documents so you should bring them to a Customer Service Point where they will be photocopied free of charge and returned to you.
You can submit proofs at the following Housing Offices and Local First Points:
If you would like to make a complaint, please read our 'Complaints Factsheet':
You can telephone the Benefits Call Centre on 0114 2736777.
Call us between 8:30am to 5:30pm, Monday to Friday.
Due to data security issues, there is a limited amount of information that we can supply via email. You can email us about the following:
If you require an update on the status of a claim for benefit/support or a change that you have told us about please email email@example.com.
You will then receive an email detailing where we currently are with our workload and how long you can expect to wait for a decision to be made.
If you have a query about a benefit award, including information relating to payments, overpayments and circumstances used in the calculations of awards email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For any other issues email us at email@example.com. All correspondence must contain the following information:
Your full name
Your full address including postcode
Your benefit reference number
Clear description of what you are contacting us about
Your contact telephone number
PO Box 1310,
Fax us on 0114 2736356.
We offer an appointment only service at First Point, Howden House if you need to speak to someone in person about your Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support.
Make an appointment, call 0114 2736777 between 8:30am to 5:30pm.
Location on our map of the city centre.
You can find independent advice about benefits and many other issues at Advice Sheffield.
The Charter sets out the standards of service and behaviour that our customers can expect from our Revenues and Benefits Service.
Download of the charter
We also have a Customer Charter for all services provided by our staff.
Our commitments to you when you contact us about Housing Benefit, Council Tax Support, Council Tax and Business Rates Services