Teaching and Learning

Income Support

Income Support provides financial support for people who are on a low income, who are not in full-time paid work and who are in one of the groups of people who can claim. You can usually only claim if you are 18 or over. If you are 16 or 17 years old you may qualify if you have a child, or are pregnant, are sick or disabled, are on certain kinds of training.

For single people:

Age Entitlement (per week)
aged 16-24 £57.90
aged 25 or over £73.10


There are different rates if you have any children or are a couple, or if you are sick or disabled.

For more advice and support, click here to visit the relevant Shelter Cymru Advice online page.

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