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Am I eligible?

Please be aware that some areas of Staffordshire Moorlands will not be on full Universal Credit service until September 2018. Areas affected include Longnor, Newtown and surrounding areas (anywhere with an SK17 postcode).

Biddulph (and anywhere with a ST7 and ST8) will not go full service until December 2018.

You may be able to get Universal Credit if you're on a low income or out of work.

You can find out if you're eligible by:

You can also use a  benefits calculator to check what benefits you could get if you're not eligible for Universal Credit.

Universal Credit is a benefit which is controlled by a central organisation and not the council.

Find out more on Universal Credit by visiting