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How to claim Universal Credit

To claim Universal Credit you have to apply online at There are no paper forms.
If you don't have a computer, you can visit your local library and use a computer there.

If you have a partner, they will also need to make an application which you will need to ensure is linked to your claim.

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Help with claiming Universal Credit

If you need help with your claim, you can:

Local support

Support is available to help you get online, and sessions are being run to help you manage your Universal Credit online journal.
Find out about local supportor call 01305 221048

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