The Coronavirus

Coronavirus and Universal Credit

These pages provide information about Coronavirus and claiming Universal Credit. If you need information because you are worried that you may have the virus or need advice about protecting yourself please see the advice on the NHS website – click here.

WARNING: There are many scams…..people trying to get you to tell them your bank account details. If you receive a call from someone saying they work for the DWP and asking for your bank account details, ask the caller to post a specific form of words into your Universal Credit journal so you can be sure it’s them.

The DWP regularly produce guidance or introduce new measures that may change the information on these pages. Please check back regularly for updates on the arrangements the DWP is making to support those who are affected by Coronavirus.