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Universal Credit

On 22 November 2017, Universal Credit will replace 6 benefits and tax credits with a single monthly payment, for the majority of working age people making NEW CLAIMS in North Ayrshire. This change will not affect people already claiming Universal Credit before this date.

What is a benefits review?

We review Housing Benefit claims to make sure everyone is receiving the correct amount of benefit

Universal Credit

Universal credit brings together a number of benefits into a single payment

Tell us about a change in circumstances

If your circumstances change, your Housing Benefit or Local Housing Allowance may change too

Personal Independence Payment

Personal Independence Payment replaces Disability Living Allowance for working age claimants 16 to 64 years old

Make a backdated claim

You can make a backdated claim for a period in the past when you were unable to claim because of certain circumstances