If you want to claim Universal Credit phone 0345 600 0723
If you want to claim JSA phone 0800 055 6688
You’ll need your National Insurance number when you phone either number.
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
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Find a job
When you make a claim with the job centre for JSA or UC, you will need to register with their Universal Jobmatch service and use their ‘Activity log’ to show you are job searching! Click this link Universal Jobmatch service to register and find a job.
New Claims to JSA can also be made online at: http://www.direct.gov.uk/jsaonline
For more information about benefits https://www.gov.uk
For free advice on housing, money and legal matters and help with filling in forms contact your local Citizens Advice http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk
Other Useful Resources:
For money advice http://www.moneyadviceservice.org.uk Phone 0800 138 7777 Mon-Fri 8am-8pm Sat 9am-1pm Sundays and Bank Holidays closed.
For help with debt problems http://www.nationaldebtline.co.uk Phone 0808 808 4000 Mon-Fri 9am-8pm Sat 9.30am-1pm
For careers advice https://nationalcareersservice.direct.gov.uk Or call 0800 100 900 8am to 10pm, 7 days a week
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