Guidance

Universal Credit and homeless people

Information about Universal Credit for homeless people, those at risk of homelessness and the organisations supporting them.

Documents

Universal Credit and homeless people: guide for supporting organisations

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Applying for Universal Credit: information for homeless people

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Print version: Applying for Universal Credit: information for homeless people

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Details

Detailed information for homeless people and the organisations supporting them when making and managing a Universal Credit claim.

This also includes:

  • how to report changes of circumstances
  • support available
  • the types of identification that can be used to make a Universal Credit claim
Published 27 November 2018
Last updated 1 April 2019 + show all updates
  1. Updated attachments to include information about 'Help to Claim'.
  2. 'Help to Claim' information added to the Universal Credit for homeless people attachments.
  3. Removed references to Universal Credit live service.
  4. Removed references to Universal Credit full service and live service.
  5. Added translation