Universal Credit: Help to Claim?

At Citizens Advice Taunton we can support you to make a new claim for Universal Credit, from opening your account to receiving your first full payment.

Our trained advisers can help you to:

  • Set-up your Universal Credit account
  • Complete your claim to-dos
  • Verify your identity
  • Make sure you’re providing the right evidence to the Jobcentre
  • Understand what Universal Credit will mean for you

If you’re not sure what help you need just get in touch and we can work out how we can support you.

Call: Freephone 0800 144 8 444 – Monday to Friday 8am to 6pm

Webchat: www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/universal-credit/claiming/apply-for-universal-credit/

Visit us:

Taunton – St. Mary’s House, Magdalene Street: Monday, Thursday, Friday 10am – 2pm, Tuesday 2pm – 6.30pm

Wellington – Fore Street: Monday: Thursday 10am – 1pm

Halcon – Link Centre: Tuesday 10am – 12.30pm

Priorswood – Community Centre: Thursday 10am – 12.30pm

You can find more information on Universal Credit on our advice pages.

If you’re a local organisation working with people who need to help to claim Universal Credit get in touch with our Operations & Advice Manager for more information on how you can signpost or refer people to our service.