The Full Universal Credit Service has already begun to affect some LYHA customers.
Universal Credit replaces:
- Income-based Job Seeker's Allowance
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance
- Income Support
- Housing Benefit
- Child Tax Credit
- Working Tax Credit
Currently only people making new claims or whose circumstances have changed will have been moved onto Universal Credit, but eventually it will affect all working age claimants.
There are lots of sources of support including:
Our team is also on hand to help and answer any questions you might have. If in doubt, please call 0113 2783335 and ask to speak to one of our Income Officers.
For more information, please see answers to Frequently Asked Questions below, or watch the video below..