Contact the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) on 0800 169 0310 (free of charge) – this phone number accepts enquiries about government benefits and pensions and is specifically appropriate for discussing existing benefits claims.
If you need to make a new application for a benefit such as Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), Employment and Support Allowance (ESA), Housing Benefit, Income Support, Incapacity Benefit, Universal Credit etc, phone the DWP on freephone 08000 55 66 88.
Another way to contact the DWP is via post to their London head office: DWP, Caxton House, Tothill Street, Westminster, London, SW1H 9NA, United Kingdom.
The Department for Work and Pensions is the UK government department which administrates benefits and pensions. These payments support residents of the UK who are eligible to receive state financial support.