North East Lincolnshire Council

Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) benefit delivered by Jobcentre Plus.

It’s a single benefit which replaces several in and out of work benefits with a monthly payment for people of working age.

Apply for Universal Credit

To apply go to GOV.UK – Apply for Universal Credit.

Help with Universal Credit

You can visit the Understanding Universal Credit or Universal Credit directory to search for information, advice and guidance.

Go to GOV.UK – Universal Credit for full details about Universal Credit including:

  • What Universal Credit is
  • Eligibility
  • How you are paid
  • How to claim

If you need support to make a claim then you can get help online, over the phone and face to face through the Local Citizens Advice service.