Amber thunderstorm warning
The Met Office has issued an amber weather warning for thunderstorms across London. There is risk of flash flooding in Sutton. Find information and advice about how to stay safe in a flood.
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You will also automatically qualify for Housing Benefit and Council Tax Reduction and may receive help towards health costs, such as prescriptions.
You may be able to get Universal Credit if you’re on a low income or out of work.
The Blind Person’s Allowance allows you to receive an amount of income without having to pay tax. It’s added to your personal tax allowance. Learn more about the Blind Person's Allowance (external link).
Apply for Working Tax Credit if you’re in work but on low pay (external link). You may get extra if someone in your household is disabled
You can only make a new claim for Working Tax Credit if you get the severe disability premium or got it in the past month and are still eligible for it. Learn more about the severe disability premium (external link).
You can only apply for income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance if you get the severe disability premium or got it in the past month and are still eligible for it.
You’ll also need to show that you’re looking for work. Learn more about income-based Jobseeker's Allowance (external link).