How much someone receives in Universal Credit is dependent on their circumstances but individuals might not be aware that they can also get help towards other costs.
This is especially true for the three million new claimants who may not have been on benefits before.
As well as getting help with health costs, people can also apply for cheap or free internet and phone calls as well as free school meals if they have children of school age.
They might not know that they could also be entitled to a reduction in their fuel bills, or cheaper boilers and double glazing, to help them keep bills down this winter.
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