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How can I get living allowance

babs1949
babs1949 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited June 2018 in PIP, DLA, and AA
Hello I am disabled physically 

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  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,799 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @babs1949, welcome to the community!
  • babs1949
    babs1949 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    How can I get living alowance
  • mikehughescq
    mikehughescq Member Posts: 7,548 Disability Gamechanger
    Do you mean Disability Living Allowance? 
  • aaronw3440
    aaronw3440 Member Posts: 54 Connected
    edited June 2018
    babs1949 said:
    How can I get living alowance
    You have to give PIP a call to start the claim process on this number 0800 917 2222 and they'll then send you a form  called how your disability affects you and you fill in the booklet and send it off along with any evidence you have which includes , test result,  doctors letter , therapist letters and a couple of family statements who see you often and know how your condition affects you etc and then you'll get a letter about a face to face assessment then the assessors report goes back to dwp to make their decision disability living allowance no longer exists so if you got disability living allowance you aren't garunteed to get pip as the pip system is really messed up

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