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Universal Credit

Universal Credit (UC) full service is now live in Rhondda Cynon Taff (RCT).

This means that if you are of working age or have a large family and have a change in circumstances you may be moved to UC from the benefits you currently receive.

The following benefits are being replaced with the one monthly payment to help with your living costs:

  • Housing Benefit
  • Income Support
  • Income-based Job Seekers Allowance (JSA)
  • Income-related Employment and Support (ESA)
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Working Tax Credit


Although claiming Universal Credit is different to what you’re used to there’s no need to worry because you can learn more about the changes it brings and how you can prepare.

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UC Made Easy offers bilingual guidance from money advice experts across RCT and has up to date blog posts and information all about UC and how it can be made easy for you.