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Guidance on getting an extra payment to help with the cost of living if you were entitled to certain benefits or tax credits in 2022.
Guidance on getting extra payments to help with the cost of living if you’re entitled to certain benefits or tax credits.
If you don’t have enough to live on while you wait for your first payment you may be able to get an advance of your first Universal Credit payment.
Information for local councils on the Household Support Fund to support vulnerable households in England.
You may be able to claim New Style Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) with, or instead of, Universal Credit, depending on your National Insurance record.
You may be able to claim New Style Employment and Support Allowance with, or instead of Universal Credit, depending on your National Insurance record.
If you pay for childcare while you go to work, Universal Credit can pay some of your childcare costs.
You have the right to get a copy of the information that is held about you. This is called the 'right of access'.
Guidance on claiming Universal Credit if you're a student.
Factsheet explaining what Discretionary Housing Payments are, who can claim them and how to apply.
Help to understand debts and deductions taken from Universal Credit payments and who to contact about your debts and deductions if you're struggling financially.
Guidance on finding work, claiming benefits, managing debts and pensions if you’re being made redundant.
A guide to help organisations and people in support roles explain Personal Independence Payment (PIP) and changes to Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to claimants.
Guidance on whether you can get Specified Adult Childcare National Insurance credits if you are an adult caring for a child under 12.
Get help if you have difficulties claiming benefits and pensions because of a disability or health condition.
Information about Universal Credit for families with more than 2 children.
Information for existing and new Universal Credit claimants with more than 2 children.
More detailed information about New Style Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) for stakeholders and claimants.
The guide explains what the fit note means and how you can use it to talk with your healthcare professionals and employer about returning to work.
Check what you need to do before you travel to the UK and what to do after you arrive.
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