If you are of working age and now on a low income you might be able to apply for universal credit. You can usually get a universal credit advance within a few days if you can’t wait 5 weeks for your first payment.
Most claims for universal credit are made online. Click here for more details about how to apply.
Don’t delay in making your claim. You currently do not have to attend a Jobcentre to make a claim. If you are vulnerable, homeless or need emergency help phone your local Jobcentre Plus. To find their contact details, click here.
Find out more about what you can claim on the entitledto website.
For more advice on what to do if you are already claiming benefits or how to claim benefits, click here.