You don’t need to do anything if you’re already claiming any benefits - you’ll be told when Universal Credit will affect you.
The aim is to simplify the benefits system.
It will bring together a range of working-age benefits which will be made in one single payment.
Universal Credit helpline
Telephone: 0800 328 5644
Textphone: 0800 328 1344
Visit the Universal Credit section on GOV.UK
You can claim Universal Credit online.
If you are worried that the benefit changes will reduce the money you have coming in then the following services can provide help and advice:
Citizen Advice Bureau has advice on how you might be affected by welfare reforms
Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB
Tel: 01259 450000