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On 22 November 2017, Universal Credit replaced 6 benefits and tax credits with a single payment, for the majority of working age people making NEW CLAIMS in North Ayrshire. This change doesn't affect people already claiming Universal Credit before this date.
What you'll need before applying online and what happens once you've made a claim
An introduction to what Universal Credit is, and who administers it
Who to contact for advice about an application
Sources of help with setting up a bank account and budgeting
Housing Tenants in receipt of Universal Credit must pay the Housing Element to their landlord
If you need a computer to submit your claim, or manage your journal, free internet access and help is available
While waiting for your first Universal Credit payment, you may be entitled to an advance payment