Universal Credit is replacing 6 other benefits with a single monthly payment if you’re out of work or on a low income:
- Child Tax Credit
- Housing Benefit
- Income Support
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
- Working Tax Credit
Understanding Universal Credit
Understanding Universal Credit explains what Universal Credit means for you. There’s information about every stage, from how to apply to managing your claim.
Please check here regularly for updates on the arrangements the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is making to support those affected by the coronavirus pandemic.