LCWAWRA — Scope | Disability forum
If we become concerned about you or anyone else while using one of our services, we will act in line with our safeguarding policy and procedures. This may involve sharing this information with relevant authorities to ensure we comply with our policies and legal obligations.

Find out how to let us know if you're concerned about another member's safety.
Please read our updated community house rules and community guidelines.

LCWAWRA

Options
Jazzyb
Jazzyb Community member Posts: 2 Listener
Help I'm totally confused. Was awarded LCWAWRA in Oct backdated to 4th Aug. UC assessment periods are 26th to 25th. When will I get my first payment? I assumed Aug-Sept, Sept-Oct, Oct - Nov and first payment in Nov-Dec.. Case manager is useless and now says first payment in Dec - Jan payment.. 

Comments

  • chiarieds
    chiarieds Community member Posts: 16,103 Disability Gamechanger
    Options
    Hi @Jazzyb - & welcome to the community. Was 4th Aug when you rerported your health condition & supplied a fit note? Also have your fit notes been continuous until you got your LCWRA decision?
    If so, then the 3 months waiting period you've shown is correct, but as the LCWRA element is paid in arrears, it's due from assessment period 26 Nov -25 Dec, & first payment would be in the following assessment period.
  • Jazzyb
    Jazzyb Community member Posts: 2 Listener
    Options
    Yes fit notes all up to date. Thanks for clarifying.. Case manager never ever mentioned payment in arrears. It's so confusing. Why do they make it so difficult 

Brightness

Complete our feedback form and tell us how we can make the community better.

Do you need advice on your energy costs?


Scope’s Disability Energy Support service is open to any disabled household in England or Wales in which one or more disabled people live. You can get free advice from an expert adviser on managing energy debt, switching tariffs, contacting your supplier and more. Find out more information by visiting our
Disability Energy Support webpage.