Universal Credit

You will be hearing more and more about ‘Universal Credit’.  Universal Credit launched in Cornwall in May 2018, being prepared is important. What is it and will it affect you? Find out what you need to do to be ready for Universal Credit (UC).


**Allow up to 5-6 weeks for your claim to be processed before you get your first payment.

**Rent first – do not risk losing your home – Talk to us and set up a Hi-£5 payment to top up your rent account and build a rent buffer.

**If have already started claiming Universal Credit, and haven’t already told us you must get in touch with us straight away.