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Income support

A weekly benefit paid to certain categories of people on a low income. It can also be paid as a top up of other benefits.

You can get help with your mortgage and some other housing costs as part of your Income Support.

Who can apply

This benefit is aimed at carers, pregnant women or women who have recently given birth. You qualify if you have full time caring responsibilities or are a  lone parent whose youngest child is under 5.

How to apply

To make a new claim phone 0800 1690310.

Further information

Visit the GOV.UK income support pages.

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