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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.