Understanding & applying for Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a monthly payment to help with your living costs. You may be able to get it if you’re on a low income, out of work or cannot work. Universal Credit is being rolled out to replace Jobseeker’s Allowance, Housing Benefit, Working Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit, Employment & Support Allowance and Income Support.

Find out more about Universal Credit using the useful guide here. It covers who can apply, how to apply, how much money you can claim, a glossary to help with Universal Credit terminology and more.