Employment and Support Allowance
Employment and Support Allowance is a benefit that you might be able to claim if you can't work as a result of illness or disability - it has replaced Incapacity Benefit, Income Support on disability grounds, and Severe Disablement Allowance.
Employment and Support Allowance is a benefit that you might be able to claim if you can’t work as a result of illness or disability.
You can read detailed information in our Employment and Support Allowance in relation to mental health section.
Depending on where you live, if you're not well enough to work, you might have to claim Universal Credit. Find out if you can apply for UC in your area. You can also read more detailed information in our Universal Credit section.
- How do I check what I’m entitled to?
- Universal Credit
- Employment and Support Allowance
- Jobseeker’s Allowance
- Income Support
- Incapacity Benefit
- Severe Disablement Allowance
- Statutory Sick Pay
- Working Tax Credits
- Personal Independence Payment
- Housing Benefit
- Support for Mortgage Interest
- Rates: Exemptions and Support to pay
- Social Fund
- Next steps