Change of circumstances If you receive council tax support or housing benefit, you must tell as straight away if your situation changes. Send your evidence to support a benefit claim When you make a claim for benefit or let us know about a change in your circumstances, we might ask for additional evidence to support your claim. Benefit fraud It is against the law to make a false claim for council tax support or housing benefit. Find out more here. Household support fund This fund is to support those in exceptional cases of genuine emergency where existing support from housing benefit, Universal Credit (housing element) and discretionary housing payments do not meet the exceptional need. Food voucher scheme for vulnerable households and pensioners The food vouchers are a one-off voucher that can be used in community pantries or supermarkets. Energy Bills Support Scheme Alternative Funding This scheme provides fuel-cost support for people who don't have a direct relationship with a domestic electricity supplier. Alternative Fuel Payment – Alternative Funding This scheme provides support for people using alternative fuels in their homes such as LPG, oil or solid fuel.