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Any advice on any additional money we can try and claim ?

michellebyeuk
michellebyeuk Member Posts: 5 Listener
My son is autistic and just turned 20 and has just been granted Lcwra but I read we only get it 14 weeks after we handed in his fit note. I believe it’s £336 per month. My question is this - is he entitled to any additional money that I can apply for:
currently he gets enhanced elements of PIP, universal standard rate and now we have to wait a few months for his first LCWRA payment. As I used to get almost £700 a month for him with the 2 additional elements of child support as part of my universal credit. I have lost that so with the £251 UC rate and the future LCWRA payment of £366 I am still going to struggle to make ends meet. I don’t work as I am a full time carer for my son and get £66 a week carers allowance and only £96 UC a month after they have taken the carers allowance out.

Any advice on any additional money we can try and claim ?

Many thanks


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