A Community Network for Bowes Park and Bounds Green
The following information has been copy posted from the Enfield Over 50s Forum:newsletter
Affected by Universal Credit? Universal Credit (UC) is the new working age DWP benefit that is being introduced gradually to replace these 6 ‘legacy’ benefits: Income based Job Seekers Allowance, Income Support, Income related Employment Support Allowance, Housing Benefit Working Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit Please note the latest information about the Universal Credit Roll out in Enfield Universal Credit Full Service started to roll out in some parts of Enfield on 1st November and is available to working age people with less than 3 children. Residents who live in a ‘full service’ area and who need to make a new claim for benefit, or who already receive benefit and have a relevant change in their circumstances will be affected. The dates of the roll out are as follows:
DATE POST CODE JOB CENTRE
24/01/2018 EN3 ENFIELD TOWN
MARCH 2018 N11, N13, N14, N18 1**, N21, N9 7**, N9 9** PALMERS GREEN
MAY 2018 N18 2**, N18 3**, N18 9**, N9 0** EDMONTON
The following may be useful to you:
YouTube film of the claim process: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7Km4IXfVJB1n8SQUmkJD0Q
Link to Benefit Calculators
Universal Credit Guide for Partner Organisations https://www.gov.uk/guidance/universal-credit-toolkit-for-partner-or...
Link to Apply for Universal Credit
Information about online ID verification https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/introducing-govuk-verify...
Universal Credit for People with a Disability/Health condition https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/universal-credit-if-you-...
Other useful links PERSONAL BUDGETING SUPPORT ONLINE
FREE ONLINE DEBT/WELFARE ADVICE
To raise general issues regarding Universal Credit impacts Alison.Smith@Enfield.gov.uk