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Universal Credit Information Session

Are you in need of Universal Credit and not sure how to claim for it? 

Or maybe you are a Tower Hamlet's resident receiving Universal Credit (UC) and would like a better understanding of it.


Come along to our information session this August hosted by Citizens Advice Bureau - East End , where you can receive expert advice on how to complete your Universal Credit application and much more.


Universal Credit Workshop August

Universal credit is also known as the 'UK's lifeline' and is a single monthly benefit to help you with living and housing costs. In this information session you will learn some key elements such as the following:

What you will learn:

  • Introduction - What is UC and which benefits does it replace
  • Who can claim UC?
  • What are the conditions for entitlement?
  • How can I claim, how is it assessed and how much can I get?
  • How is my rent [Housing Cost] and Council Tax assessed?
  • How is UC affected by employment?
  • What if I am sick and unable to work?
  • How can I report a change in my circumstance?


Session Details

Date | Thursday 26 August 

Time | 2: 00 PM – 3.15 PM 

Location: This session will be held on Zoom 

Attendees: Available to all Gateway residents and residents who live in Tower Hamlets.

*Please note we are unable to review personal Universal Credit applications or cases

To find out more and to register for a place, please contact Nariscia Sherman - Community Investment Coordinator on 0208 709 4314 or at


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