New Deal for Partners

New Deal for Partners is available to partners of people claiming the following benefits - Jobseeker’s Allowance; Income Support; Incapacity Benefit; Carer’s Allowance; Severe Disablement Benefit; Pension Credit.

You can also join New Deal for Partners if you partner gets Pension Credit and you are working less than 24 hours a week, or if you or your partner gets Working Tax Credit and you are working less than 16 hours a week.

If your partner is claiming benefit for you, you could join the New Deal for Partners programme and get a whole range of help. It is a voluntary programme so you can choose whether or not you want to take part.

If you have any questions about New Deal you can call 0845 606 2626, 7am to 11pm, seven days a week or textphone 0845 606 0680 7am to 11pm, seven days a week.