Universal Credit, a benefit for working age people, arrived this year in Wolverhampton for single people claiming for the first time. It will be extended to couples and families making new claims from December 2017 and after September 2018, existing claimants will be invited to transition to Universal Credit. All claimants should be on Universal Credit by 2022.
It brings together the main out of work benefits:
- Housing Benefit
- Income Support
- Job Seekers Allowance
- Income Related Employment and Support Allowance
- Child Tax Credit
- Working Tax Credit.
For help and advice on what you need to do, to be ready for Universal Credit, visit www.ucwolves.com
- Last Updated: Thursday, 24 November 2016 17:10