Department for Work and Pensions (DWP)
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.
Guidance on whether you can get Specified Adult Childcare National Insurance credits if you are an adult caring for a child under 12.
You may be able to claim 'New Style' Employment and Support Allowance with, or instead of Universal Credit, depending on your National Insurance record.
Provides information on the extra support you may be able to get if you receive Universal Credit.
You may be able to claim new style Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) with, or instead of, Universal Credit, depending on your National Insurance record.
Guidance on claiming Universal Credit if you're a student.
You have the right to get a copy of the information that is held about you.
Send a question to the the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) ministerial correspondence team.
Factsheet explaining what Discretionary Housing Payments are, who can claim them and how to claim.
Information about Universal Credit for families with more than 2 children.
Information for existing and new Universal Credit claimants with more than 2 children.
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 for health professionals carrying out PIP assessment activity and for those responsible for the quality of PIP assessments.
The guide explains what the fit note means and how you can use it to talk with your doctor and employer about returning to work.
Adjudication circulars provide updates to the Housing Benefit guidance manual for local authority staff.
This document lists jobcentre and benefit office postal addresses that have changed since 2013.
PRaP allows DWP and Welfare to Work providers to exchange information and payments securely.
Advice for DWP decision makers on Universal Credit, PIP and contribution-based JSA and ESA for people who are eligible for Universal Credit.
Detailed information about Universal Credit.
Find out about the 2 maternity benefits available under the social security scheme: Statutory Maternity Pay and Maternity Allowance.
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