Universal Credit will be rolled out in Darlington in June
It will replaced six other working age means-tested benefits and tax credits with a single monthly payment. Some changes may affect you - make sure you're ready for when it does.
If you ARE already receiving some working age benefits or tax credits
You will need to make sure you a re prepared for when Universal Credit is introduced next month. You'll need to have a bank account and be able to get online
To find out more about how you can prepare for the changes you can visit the Government Universal Credit Web pages
If you ARE NOT already claiming benefits or tax credits you may be entitled
You need to check your entitlement and claim before Universal Credit is introduced next month to ensure you receive the maximum amount you are entitled to.
If you fail to claim before this date you may be entitled to less money. To find out more visit the Government Universal Credit Web pages