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Entitlement Letter

Hi i had to phone the dwp this morning to get an entitlement letter for proof of income which i hate doing as i'm nervous on the phone and they kept asking me for my mobile number but i give them my landline number which i've heard now could be the worst thing to do as they will contact me more and every time i give them some information they kept putting me on hold i just hope they don't send a medical form for me i've not long had one and every time i've contacted them in the past just to enquire about something they've sent me forms for a medical not long after


  • poppy123456poppy123456 Member Posts: 22,218 Disability Gamechanger

    I really wouldn't worry about them contacting you constantly now they have a contact number for you. DWP have had my phone number for 7 years and they've never bothered me.

    To be honest, it was more than likely a coincidence that you've been sent another work capability assessment form after contacting them in the past. You can actually be re-assessed anytime from 3 months.

    I know it's difficult but try not to worry too much.
    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.
  • morrell35morrell35 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thanks poppy123456

  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,652 Disability Gamechanger
    Welcome to the community @morrell35. I hope everything works out and please do let us know how you get on. :)
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