Your eligibility relies on a number of factors. You may be able to get Universal Credit if you:
You can also get Universal Credit if you are unable to work because of a disability, illness or because you are caring for a family member. However, you can’t get it if you’re already getting a benefit with Severe Disability Premium.
Usually, you won’t eligible if you’re in full-time education or training however there are some exceptions to the rule.
Find out more about eligibility on the Government’s Universal Credit website.
If you’re not eligible for Universal Credit, use a benefits calculator like this one to check what benefits you could get, if any.