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Coronavirus: £500 to support low earners to self-isolate

PUBLIC INFORMATION FROM CAMDEN COUNCIL

22 October, 2020 — By Camden Council

PUBLIC INFORMATION FROM CAMDEN COUNCIL

If you’re self-isolating and you meet all of the below criteria, you may be eligible for a one-off payment of £500 – called a Test and Trace support payment – to support you to self-isolate and to make up for lost income:

• You have been told to stay at home and self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace;

and

• You are employed or self-employed, are unable to work from home and will lose income as a result;

and

• You are currently receiving benefits – Universal Credit, Working Tax Credit, income-related Employment and Support Allowance, income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance, Income Support, Housing Benefit or Pension Credit.

Find out more and apply at camden.gov.uk/apply-for-test-and-trace-support-payment.

If you do not meet the criteria but need help to self-isolate, visit camden.gov.uk/coronavirus or call Camden Council on 020 7974 4444 (option 9).

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