Job Centre Plus provides services to those looking for employment and to those requiring financial assistance due to lack of employment.
They also provide social-security benefit to people without an income due to illness or incapacity including drug and alcohol addiction. To make a new claim telephone: 0800 055 6688
To contact your local job centre: 0345 604 3719
Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA),
Income Support or
Incapacity Benefit: 0345 608 8545
Employment Support Allowance (ESA): 0345 608 8545
Maternity Allowance: 0345 608 8610
Bereavement: 0345 608 8601
Social Fund: 0345 603 6967
Services OfferedBenefits Support, Employability skills, Signposting
Job Centre Plus provides support and financial assistance to people who are looking for work.
The easiest way to make a claim for Job Seekers Allowance (JSA) is online at: https://www.dwpe-services.direct.gov.uk/en/jobseekersallowanceclaim or by phone on 0800 055 6688.
If you need to make a claim for Employment Support Allowance (ESA) the easiest way is by phone on 0800 055 6688 or you can fill in the form: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/employment-and-support-allowance-claim-form
Who Is This Service For?
People who are unemployed
Phone0345 604 3719
To make a new claim just ring 0800 055 6688. (Make sure you do it from a landline then it will be free).
To find your local office go to: http://los.direct.gov.uk/
2 Eldon Street