A loan shark is someone who lends money without the appropriate licence.
Forms, leaflets and fact sheets for advice, information and applying for housing benefit and council tax support.
Money v bartering
Hints and tips to help you manage your money.
From 11 October 2017 Universal Credit is being rolled out across Doncaster and you may have to claim Universal Credit instead of Housing Benefit for help with your rent. You will still need to make a claim for Council Tax Support if you receive, or are making a claim for, Universal Credit. The amount of Housing Benefit, if you are still eligible to claim, and Council Tax Support we will pay you depends on your circumstances.
What is a Local Account?
The Local Assistance Scheme is designed to help the most vulnerable residents in meeting their need for support or to help people cope with special difficulties.
In this area you can learn more about the council's finances, how we spend money and how it is accounted for.