Factsheets

Prison and benefits

Most social security benefits are affected if you are in prison. This factsheet outlines the main issues that come up if you are remanded in custody or if you are serving a prison sentence.

Adult disability payment assessment

This factsheet sets out the descriptors, points and definitions for the adult disability payment assessment.

Benefits for disabled students

October 2021
If you are a full-time student with a long-term illness or disability you may be able to stay on benefits while you are studying.