Income Support is an income related benefit for people aged between 16 years and Pension Credit qualifying age and:
The amount of Income Support due may be affected by other income into the household. Savings over a certain amount usually mean you cannot get Income Support (this figure normally changes annually so you should check the current amount).
You don’t need a permanent address, e.g. you can still claim if you sleep rough or live in a hostel or care home. You can also qualify up until the age of 21 if you’re one of the above, are orphaned or estranged from your parents and enrolled in education.
Tel: 0800 055 6688
Textphone: 0800 023 4888
Or print a claim form, available at www.gov.uk, and take in to your nearest JobCentre Plus