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Help me.please, I got letter from DWP

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Skypink1987
Skypink1987 Community member Posts: 1 Listener
I got letter from DWP stating they wanted to talk to me,iv had my god daughter stay at my house as she is very unwell with mental health,she's never contributed to rent or food or anything ,anyway cut a long story short they are saying someone has reported her as living with me ,and that she took a phone contact out in my address yet she is on pay as you go,do you think this is ligit ?I'm on pension credits ,what can I do ? Please help me in the right direction it has me worried sick .

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  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 56,166 Disability Gamechanger
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    How long has she been living with you? What other benefits are you claiming other than Pension Credit and state pension? Is she an adult or a child?
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Hannah_Alumni
    Hannah_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,912 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @Skypink1987

    Welcome to the community! :) 

    I'm so sorry you have had this to deal with. I can see two of our community members have asked questions to try and help. With your post, I can hear that you may not want to put so much information on the forum. If you wanted to talk more privately, you can always reach out to Scope's Helpline

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