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Universal Credit for a disabled young person in education

Claiming Universal Credit for a disabled 16-20 year old can be a complicated process, and this is particularly true if they are still in education.

To help, Contact’s specialist family finances team have produced new resources. These include a set of templates that parents can use to challenge the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) delays in processing claims and in organising medical assessments.

You’ll also find pre-recorded benefit webinars and a link to a free download of their guide: Universal Credit – Claiming for a Young Disabled Person. 

You can find the resources on Contact’s new webpage on claiming Universal Credit for a young person in education by clicking this link