Get election ready

The UK General Election is on 4 July. 
Register to vote by 18 June.
If you need to vote by post, you must apply to do this by 5pm on 19 June.
You need valid photo ID to vote in person. If you don’t have valid ID, apply by 5pm on 26 June for a Voter Authority Certificate.  
Find out more about voting and elections in Southwark

Other welfare benefits

If you’re housebound or have a vulnerable person in your household, we can check that you and your household are getting all the welfare benefits you're entitled to and help you make a claim.

We're getting lots of customers needing help and we're prioritising those affected by the pandemic. Thank you for your patience and understanding.

You  can still speak to a member of our team if you need advice. The Local Support Team telephone number is 020 7525 2434.

Request help with your benefits

Southwark Local Support team provides emergency support to vulnerable people (including severely disabled people), who are facing severe financial hardship.

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Page last updated: 25 May 2023

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