Change to Pension Credit for couples
Pension Credit eligibility changed on 15 May 2019.
If you're in a couple you'll only be eligible to start getting pension credit if either:
- you and your partner have both reached Pension Credit qualifying age
- one of you has reached Pension Credit qualifying age and is claiming Housing Benefit (for you as a couple)
For more information, visit GOV.UK: Pension Credit eligibility.
Support in South Tyneside
Citizens Advice Bureau (Edinburgh Buildings, 2 Station Approach, South Shields) will be holding advice sessions on:
- Wednesday 29 May
- Wednesday 26 June
- Wednesday 31 July
For more information and to book an appointment call 0191 455 7958.