Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)
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ESA came a week early, can't afford to wait till next week, due to bills

BushbyBushby Member Posts: 5 Listener
I too today received one weeks ESA a week early as not due two weeks till next Thursday, cannot get through to DWP always busy so read through comments on here seems I am not the only one, hope it gets sorted as I badly need it but can't to afford to have it till next week when I have bills to pay that need my full amount


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

    Good Afternoon & Welcome 🙏🙏🙏

    As far as I can make out this is down to a “Computer Glitch”

    So people are getting their esa payments split in two “separate payments”

    “Half this week & Half next week”

    You need to get hold of someone at “DWP” If this will be a “Problem” 

    We have got a “Helpline”
    0808 800 3333

    If you have any further problems!!!!!

    I would also be very happy in helping you???

    With either help/support/info if required!!!!
  • Pippa_AlumniPippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,851 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @Bushby, it appears you're not alone: you may be interested in this similar discussion here. I hope this clarifies things. Please do keep us updated and if we can be of any assistance, do let us know.
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