Universal Credit

Universal Credit is a new benefit that has started to replace six existing benefits in Harlow. You can apply for Universal Credit if you are making a new claim and you are a single person, without dependent children, who would otherwise have been eligible for Jobseeker's Allowance (JSA).

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support

Housing Benefit is means tested state benefit and Council Tax Support is a means tested discount.



Extra financial help

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