Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
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palmer1967palmer1967 Member Posts: 1 Listener
I am on esa suppert group n dla enhancement .my son has started work self employed so not guaranteed most he bring out is 200 .how much esa will i lose as he was my care too which i gta stop .he nva claimed benefits at all when left college .really worried will my esa stop as have bipolar n will my hb go full rent plz help x


  • steve51steve51 Member Posts: 7,175 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @palmer1967

    A very big welcome to our online community/website.

    We have got lots off info with regards to Benefits on our home page.

    Thereis also a Benefit Calculator where you can find out what you are able to claim for.

    We have also got a Benefit Advisor which would be a good starting point for you.
  • Liam_AlumniLiam_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 1,113 Pioneering
    Hi @palmer1967,

    Welcome to Scope's online community! It's great to have you here.

    I'm sorry to hear about the situation you are in - it sounds like a really stressful time for you.

    As @steve51 mentions above, we do have an Ask a Benefits Advisor category, which I have moved this post into. @BenefitsTrainingCo, can you help?
  • BenefitsTrainingCoBenefitsTrainingCo Member Posts: 2,692 Pioneering
    Hi palmer1967,

    Your ESA should not stop just because of your son's circumstances and neither should your HB. If you are receiving DLA there should still be no charge deducted from your Housing Benefit because your son has started work. I can't see how your benefits will be affected at all.

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