Income Support

Income Support is payable to people under 60 on a low income. (If you are over 60 a Pension Credit may be available.)

Your eligibility for this benefit will be affected if:

  • you have savings of over
  • your partner works more than 24 hours per week

The amount of benefit you may receive will be affected if:

  • you have savings of over £3,000
  • your partner works part-time (less than 24 hours per week)

There are also a range of other possible deductions that may be taken into account when calculating your benefit.