Universal Credit

Universal Credit is part of the government’s Welfare Reform. It is a new benefit that is replacing the six existing benefits with a single monthly payment if you are out of work or on a low income.

What is Universal Credit Replacing?

Universal Credit is part of the government's Welfare Reform. It is a new benefit that is replacing the six existing benefits.

Should I claim Universal Credit

If you already claim one of the six benefits that will be eventually be replaced by Universal Credit, you will continue to do so for now.

Get ready for Universal Credit

More information to get you ready for Universal Credit

Make a claim for Universal Credit

How to make a claim for Universal Credit, and thing you need to have to hand. Universal Credit will start from the date you make your claim.

Report a change

Report a change if you receive Universal Credit

Still worried and need more help

Additional information and support to help you prepare for Universal Credit

Contact Us

Telephone

General Enquiries

01202 451451

Address

Customer Services Centre

St Stephens Road
Bournemouth
BH2 6EB

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