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Changed my address Esa stopped no payment

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dillan5560
dillan5560 Community member Posts: 14 Listener
Hi I changed my address and advised of new address to esa, no payment gone in bank office closed no notice to say why what could it be I'm so worried I'm on high rates pip and support esa 

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  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community member Posts: 7,935 Disability Gamechanger
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    Hi @dillan5560 sorry to hear this. The best option would be to ring DWP monday morning. Let us know how you get on :)
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • dillan5560
    dillan5560 Community member Posts: 14 Listener
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    Thankyou so worried never had a problem, always get paid on a Saturday nothing today have to wait till Mon but I'm so worried why they've done it no warning 
  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community member Posts: 7,935 Disability Gamechanger
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    Have you checked with your bank to see if they are having any issues with their system?
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • dillan5560
    dillan5560 Community member Posts: 14 Listener
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    Yes checked with bank no issues and nothing pending ?
  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community member Posts: 7,935 Disability Gamechanger
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    At your new address, are you living independently or with someone else?
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • dillan5560
    dillan5560 Community member Posts: 14 Listener
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    With my daughter and 2 children she's self employed and only gets child benefit and child tax could it be this 
  • Ami2301
    Ami2301 Community member Posts: 7,935 Disability Gamechanger
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    Did you notify DWP this when changing your address?
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • dillan5560
    dillan5560 Community member Posts: 14 Listener
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    Yes I did but didn't realise about living with someone over 18
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,038 Disability Gamechanger
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    Living with your daughter won’t affect your ESA unless you were claiming the severe disability premium on top before you moved in with her. If you were claiming this then you will have an overpayment. This maybe the reason why your ESA has stopped. ESA income related support group is approximately £127.15 per week without the severe disability premium. To know for sure what’s happened you’ll need to ring DWP when they open.

    Your PIP won’t be affected.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • dillan5560
    dillan5560 Community member Posts: 14 Listener
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    Thankyou for your reply poppy123456, I only moved into my daughters 10 days ago so not sure of overpayment, just wish they had notified me but will find out Tom just hope they don't stop it all together I use a carers service as my daughter can't be there whilst working so been paying for Independant carers service to help me if I loose the sdp then I won't be able to afford as much care will let you know outcome thankyou
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,038 Disability Gamechanger
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    You will definitely lose the SDP £64 approximately per week. unless your daughter claims a qualifying benefit herself like DLA mid/high rate care or PIP daily living. Part of the criteria for this is you must live alone or be classed as living alone. 
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
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