What Benefits Go Into Universal Credit?


Universal Credit is part of the Government's Welfare Reform policy. You should ALWAYS get advice from an experienced adviser before claiming Universal Credit. It replaces six benefits with a single monthly payment. The benefits that Universal Credit replace are:

  • Income-Based Job Seeker's Allowance (JSA)
  • Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
  • Income Support
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Housing Benefit