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Universal Credit

Universal Credit is paid to households on a low income to help with day to day costs like food and rent.

Apply for Universal Credit

You can apply for Universal Credit online.

Apply for Universal Credit

You will not be expected to attend a Jobcentre during the current situation. Your claim will be managed over the phone and online.

If you would like more information before applying, please visit

Page last reviewed: 24 March 2020