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Moving to Universal Credit

by Sandwell Council


About our activities / service

Accessibility details Fully accessible
Opening hours 24/7

Website providing a wide range of information to support Sandwell residents who are moving to Universal Credit. Includes information about how to get help with budgeting (Managing Your Money), getting online (UC Start), setting up a bank account, paying by direct debit, budgeting for monthly benefit payments.

Staff qualifications Staff are qualified to deliver the services of the Council.
Genders All
Age focus 19-25 year olds, 26-65 year olds, 65+ year olds

About the organisation

Sandwell is a Labour controlled council and is divided into 24 wards represented by 72 ward councillors. Following the 2018 local elections there are 70 Labour councillors and 2 Independent councillors.

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