Universal Credit - Customer Information

Date published: 13 September 2017

Last updated: 28 April 2021

Universal Credit is a new payment that will support you if you are on a low income or out of work. It will give you the help you need  to prepare for work, start work, or earn more money.

Universal Credit is for people over 18 and under State Pension age. It includes support for the cost of housing, children and childcare, as well as support for disabled people, carers and people who are too ill to work.

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