To qualify you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-
• be in receipt of income support/income based job seekers allowance or income related employment and support allowance;
• be entitled to child tax credit but not receiving working tax credit and your annual income must be below the threshold set by the government;
• be receiving support under part VI of the Immigration and Asylum Act 1999;
• be in receipt of the guarantee credit element of pension credit;
• be entitled to the 4 week run on of working tax credit due to employment ending.
This electronic form will collect the information that the benefits team require in order to asses your eligibility. If any additional information is required then the benefits team will contact you.
We will inform you of our decision by letter within 10 working days.