If you are in receipt of SCP your weekly payments will automatically increase to £25 per week, you do not need to reapply.
Children under the age of 16 are also eligible from 14th November, you will need to make a new claim for each child under 16 who is not receiving the payment. All payments will be backdated to the date your application was received.
You can apply whether you’re in work or not, as long as you’re getting one or more of the following benefits –
- Universal Credit
- Child Tax Credit
- Income Support
- Pension Credit
- Working Tax Credit
- Income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA)
- Income-related Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
However, if you would like any advice or assistance in relation to this, please contact one of CHA’s Financial Inclusion Team by using the contact details listed below.