DWP Christmas and New Year opening hours 2017
On the following days, all DWP telephone helplines and Jobcentres will be closed:
- Monday 25th December 2017
- Tuesday 26th December 2017
- Monday 1st January 2018
On Wednesday 27th December 2017 there is a limited service; phone lines will be open for urgent enquiries about payments only and Jobcentres will be closed.
On Thursday 28th and Friday 29th December, phone lines and Jobcentres will be open as usual.
On Tuesday 2nd January 2018 there is a limited service; phone lines will be open for urgent enquiries about payments only. Similarly, Jobcentres will be open but for urgent payment enquiries only.
Useful telephone numbers:
- UCFS - 0800 328 5644 (textphone 0800 328 1344)
- UC live - 0800 328 9344 (text phone 0800 328 1344)
- Other benefits - 0345 608 8545 (text phone 0345 608 8551)