Remaining politically neutral during General Election 2024


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Struggle with benefits applications

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rogerdodger
rogerdodger Community member Posts: 1 Listener
Hi my name is Roger I have many disabilities I am on ESA and pip , I struggle a lot with benefits and applications as my mental health is quite poor , I hope u can help me with various problems , I'm 61 

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  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Community member Posts: 6,379 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hello @rogerdodger   Pleased to meet you welcome.

    Thank you for joining and sharing.

    I am sorry to hear that you having problems.

    I am one of the team of community champions who help and advise new members who join.

    I have mental health issues myself. No how hard this is. 

    I use mental health charities.  I used this one last time if that helps you.

    https://www.richmondfellowship.org.uk.

    Have a look at our mental health support and advice may be useful to look at.  On our website and please take some time to look around. We are friendly.

    As for problems with forms and benefits I use CAB for form filling in. Very informative, helpful.

    Please ask if we can help and advise some one will know.  From our team or a member of our community.

    Please take care.

    @thespiceman
    Community Champion
    SCOPE Volunteer Award Engaging Communities 2019
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  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,790 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @rogerdodger, and a warm welcome to the community! How are you today?

    Glad to see you've had a response from @thespiceman. Do have a look around, and if we can be of any assistance, just let us know. 
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