Job seeker’s allowance and income support in Britain for couples, single parents or families with children. Eligibility, amount and benefit cap.

You need to apply for Universal Credit instead of job seeker’s allowance and income support, unless you have disabilities. For more advice please contact Citizens Advice for help.

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Allowance – JSA Income-based

Eligibility

  • Don’t apply for any Benefits if your visa says “no recourse to public funds” or if you are subject to immigration control and therefore have a limit to the length of your stay. It could affect your right to stay in the UK. You can contact your nearest Citizens Advice office for help.

See what benefits you are entitled to and how much you can get – entitledto or Turn2us.

If your circumstances change, you must report it to your Jobcentre.

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Eligibility

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Benefit cap

The maximum benefits amount you can receive is:

  • If you are a couple or a single parent living with children, you can get up to £442.31 per week if you live in London and £384.62 per week living outside of London.
  • If you are single person, you can get up to £296.35 per week if you live in London and £257.69 per week living outside of London.

For further advice, please contact your local Citizen Advice Bureau.