5. On a low salary
You can claim Income Support if you’re:
- between 16 and Pension Credit qualifying age
- on a low income
- not working or working on average less than 16 hours a week
You may qualify for the following disability premiums:
- disability premium
- severe disability premium
- enhanced disability premium
Working Tax Credit
If you’re in work but on low pay, you can apply for Working Tax Credit to top-up your earnings. You may get extra if someone in your household is disabled.
If you’re looking for work and get income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, you may also qualify for disability premiums.
Blind Person’s Allowance
The Blind Person’s Allowance allows you to receive an amount of income without having to pay tax. It’s added to your personal tax allowance.