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Being forced to go to the job centre.
Hi I need some advice,
I have Autism, Paranoid Schizophrenia and very bad crohn's disease and hardly go outside as I get panic attacks, and hear voices telling me people are going to harm me when outside which causes bad anxiety and panic attacks. I also have bad sensory issues with my autism so struggle with loud places and unfamiliar environments. I have been sending in sick notes since May for this and been recording them on my journal.
I was told last week my next appointment (Today) was at the job centre, I immediatley sent a message on my journal to say that I couldn't do the job centre and the reasons why, to which they said they would call to discuss. I today had the phone call and my new work couch which has suddenly changed said that I have to go in person to my next appointment and future appointments and that if I don't my benfit will stop.
If this is the case then I might have to close my case as I know I can't face going to the job centre and will cause me so much distress. but is this right can they force you to go to the job centre? I have a care co-ordinator which I will speak to and see if she can speak to them, but I am so stressed now thinking about it. I only just go over the stress of my pip claim.
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