To check what benefits you might be entitled to quickly and easily you can use the Turn2us Benefits Calculator
Turn2us Benefits Calculator
You might be eligible to claim:
Jobseeker's Allowance or
Jobseeker's Allowance - if you are 18 or over and under State Pension age and not in full-time employment (or work less than 16 hours a week) and are capable of working and are looking for a job (some 16 and 17 year olds can get Job Seekers Allowance).
Universal Credit - If you are 18 or over and under Pension Credit age and are on a low income or out of work you may be able to claim Universal Credit instead of certain benefits. (some 16 year olds in some limited circumstances can claim)
The benefit you should claim depends on your circumstances and where you live. See 'Can I get Universal Credit?' If you can't get Universal Credit you should claim Jobseeker's Allowance.
You may also be eligible for help with housing costs.
Employment on trial (link opens in a new window)
New Enterprise Allowance (link opens in a new window)
Universal Jobmatch (link opens in a new window)
To find out what help may be available from grant giving charities you can use the Turn2us Grants Search
Turn2us Grants Search
Advice and Support
Turn2us are unable to offer advice on individual situations, to find an adviser in your area to discuss your situation with you can use the Turn2us Find an Adviser tool
Find an Adviser