The following links will provide you with help and information on:

Which benefits are being replaced by Universal Credits
Guidance and advice when completing a new application
Benefits that will remain alongside this new credit

directs you to the most up to date help and support

The Welfare Reform Herefordshire Housing

Last Updated 17th June 2018

Universal Credit is the benefit that is replacing theĀ 6 existing separate benefits

Housing Benefit, JSA, Income Support, ESA, Child Tax Credit and Working Tax Credit

It is currently only single jobseekers that are eligible to claim UC in Herefordshire

Click here to visit Herefordshire Housing – Universal Credit


About Universal Credit Gov UK

Last Updated 26th October 2018

You may be able to claim Universal Credit instead of certain benefits

Universal Credit is being introduced in stages

Whether you can claim depends on where you live and your personal circumstances

Click here to visit Gov.UK – About Universal Credit


Universal Credit explained The Money Advice Service

Last Updated 26th October 2018

Universal Credit is a new type of benefit designed to support people on a low income or out of work

It will replace six existing benefits and is currently being rolled out across the UK

The new system is based on a single monthly payment, transferred directly into a bank account

Click here to visit Money Advice Service – Universal Credit explained