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Universal Credit in North East Lincolnshire

Are you making a new benefit claim? or Have your circumstances changed from your last claim?

If so, then from 13th December, 2017 you will be required to apply for Universal Credit online.

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For further information, please click the following link: https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/universal-credit/  

However, if you would like to talk to one of our advisors, we operate outreach sessions at the following sites:

Grimsby Job Centre  (click here for a map)

Monday and Wednesday 1.00 p.m. to 4.00 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday 9.00 a.m. to 12.00 noon

Immingham Civic Centre (click here for a map)

Tuesday 9.00 a.m to 4.00pm

Grant Thorold Park Library (click here for a map)

Wednesday 10.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m.

Cleethorpes Library (click here for a map)

Thursday 9.00 a.m. to 4.00pm

The above sessions are in addition to the normal opening times of 9.00 a.m. to 4.00 p.m. Monday to Friday at our main office at 16 Town Hall Street, Grimsby.

Useful Information

6 Top tips for starting out on UC (and making it through to your first payment)

Getting Started with Universal Credit (leaflet)

Checklist of information required for your application and interview

UC Information Checklist (handout)

Check what benefits you could be entitled to

Benefits Calculators – what benefits can I get (website)

Information on how to get a bank account.

Choosing a Bank Account for your benefit payments (website)