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Universal Credit in 17 more Jobcentres in Wales, Yorkshire, Wessex and Gloucester

Today, 17 more Jobcentres start offering Universal Credit – the new benefit that makes work always pay.

Universal Credit will eventually replace 6 existing benefits

Today, Jobcentres will start offering Universal Credit in:

  • Batley
  • Spen Valley
  • Dewsbury
  • Huddersfield
  • Scunthorpe
  • Barton-upon-Humber
  • Grimsby
  • Immingham
  • Bridgend
  • Maesteg
  • Pyle
  • Porthcawl
  • Poole
  • Blandford
  • Bournemouth
  • Winton
  • Gloucester

Are you ready to claim Universal Credit? Listen to our work coach Vandna talk about how the new benefit makes it easier to get into work and stay in work.

Understanding Universal Credit

Universal Credit will eventually replace 6 existing benefits:

  • Jobseeker’s Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Employment and Support Allowance
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credits
  • Housing Benefit

See the list of Jobcentre areas where you can claim Universal Credit.

Published 29 June 2015