Employment and Support Allowance
Employment and Support Allowance is for people under State Pension age who have a disability or health condition that affects how much they can work.
You will have a work capability assessment to see if you are eligible, and what type of additional support you will need.
The quickest way to apply for Employment and Support Allowance is by phone on 0800 055 6688 (Textphone: 0800 023 4888).
Find out more information (external link).
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In this section:
- Benefit entitlements
- Direct Payments and Personal Budgets
- Personal Independence Payment
- Support for adults and carers
- Help with housing costs
- Help with health costs
- Support while looking for work
- Support for children and young people in education
- Further information