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Social worker advised me

sam12sam12 Member - under moderation Posts: 1,347 Pioneering
Am on reduced esa because of pip waiting I get 127 fortnight 91 low pip mth my social worker trying to find out if other benefits I can get until I get pip am struggling alot

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  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi,

    I'm sorry to hear you're struggling with low income. Your mobility award of PIP doesn't entitle you to the SDP with your ESA unfortunately.  Hopefully your Tribunal hearing date won't be too long.
    Community champion and proud winner of the 2019 empowering others award. This award was given for supporting disabled people and their families for the benefit advice i have given to members here on the community.
  • sam12sam12 Member - under moderation Posts: 1,347 Pioneering
    It's crazy wat we suffering 
  • Adrian_ScopeAdrian_Scope Testing Team, Community Team Posts: 7,914 Scope community team
    Hi @Sam12, when did you put in for your PIP appeal? Has it been through MR and you're waiting for your Tribunal? Is your support worker helping with this?
    Sorry you're struggling so much. :smile:
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    Scope

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  • sam12sam12 Member - under moderation Posts: 1,347 Pioneering
    They said around November time for tribunal. Dwp don't care if we nothi to live on. Hard for mh people as our minds effected a lot. 
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