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DWP - Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

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Address

c/o Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), Caxton House, Tothill Street, Westminster, London
SW1H 9NA
United Kingdom

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Description

You can apply for Employment and Support Allowance (ESA) if you have a disability or health condition that affects how much you can work.

You may also be able to get ESA if you were unable to work while self-isolating because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

ESA gives you:

  • money to help with living costs if you’re unable to work
  • support to get back into work if you’re able to

You can apply if you’re employed, self-employed, or unemployed.

Click here for details of how to claim Employment and Support Allowance.

Cost
Free
Locality
National Organisation
Age range
Suitable for ages from 16 years to 64 years
Referral route
No Referral Needed
For people with
  • Social, Emotional, or Mental Health (SEMH) Needs
  • Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD)
  • Learning Disabilities
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Sensory Impairments
Eligibility criteria
Assessment Needed
Provider category
  • Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support
  • Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs
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Last updated 23 February 2024