Council tax discount for care leavers

You will be entitled to council tax discount if:

  • you were previously receiving care from Harrow Council's children social services
  • you are aged between 18 and 26
  • the property you are living in is your only address
  • you live alone
  • the property you are living in is in Band A, B or C

The discount is 100% and is for a period of six months maximum. It can be spread across two financial years or relate to two different properties, but it is only available for a maximum of six months.


To apply for the discount you will need to:

  1. Download and complete the application form
  2. Scan the completed refund form using either a scanner or taking a picture of it using your mobile phone.
  3. Send the scanned/pictured image to your computer eg by email or text.
  4. Attach the image and answer the questions on the evidence form.