Income Support contact number
A benefit that has grown in importance over recent years, the Income Support number is now believed to deal with thousands of different callers each and every day. Income Support allows people on low incomes to make ends meet through a nominal welfare payment. It is a benefit that has allowed millions of people across the UK to get back into work and get off of the benefits system.
However, despite the fact that it gets consistently rated as one of the most approved benefits payments in the country, many people are unaware on exactly how the scheme works. Thankfully, the staff who man the Income Support phone number lines are well trained in assessing whether any given caller is eligible to receive payments once they have received a few straightforward details.
Normally, people are transferred onto Income Support straight from being on another form of benefit, such as Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) or Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA). As such, the contact team can access the records of callers who ring hoping to take advantage of the scheme having been on another form of benefit previously.
As with all aspects of the DWP, Income Support assistance has slowly been transferred towards the web. This switch is largely a cost-cutting measure, and has been relatively poorly received by most independent experts. While FAQ guide and e-mail do offer some form of support, they are unable to offer the quick and effective help that the Income Support number can do with ease.