Support and guidance for customers claiming benefits.
Have your circumstances changed?
If your circumstances have changed, you may be able to claim Universal Credit, New Style Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) or New Style Job Seekers Allowance (JSA).
Will benefits be affected by Covid-19?
If you are already receiving Personal Independence Payment (PIP), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), Universal Credit or Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB) you will continue to receive your current payments as normal.
If you have made a new claim or wish to make a new claim, the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP) will continue to take claims for all benefits.
The Government has published more information about the impact of coronavirus on Universal Credit payments and eligibility. This is available online here.