Universal Credit Claims

During the 5 week delay in payment of the initial claim for Universal Credit care experienced people would receive equivalent to the benefit rate.

Your personal advisor will ensure claims are submitted at the earliest date and processed quickly by the benefit agency.

Job Centre Plus in Sefton have named advisors who are familiar with the leaving care process and can advise and assist you with any issue you face.

During a sanction period, and where necessary, care experienced people would receive support with basic living such as food, heating and travel costs but no money would be given directly

Last Updated on Wednesday, November 2, 2022

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