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Jetti
Jetti Community member Posts: 5 Listener
I'm worried now as my money hasn't gone in 6th July. I have to pay for my mobility scooter out my ESA. Bank has paid it for me. I now owe bank 85.00. I'm in dept with my energy user. Utilita. I owe my friend money. I don't know why it's been stopped. 

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  • Jetti
    Jetti Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Hiya Guys. Because of some problems I'm having I was told to get in touch with Scope. But I think for help to call there office. I remembered I had seen Scope community on fb. So here I am. 
  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,505 Disability Gamechanger
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  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,887 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome from me @Jetti
    Hope to see you around the forum.
  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Morning @Jetti welcome to our great group.
    When your ready have a look around the site, any problems just ask some one is bound to be online to help.
  • Jetti
    Jetti Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Iv posted a concern my money has been stopped. I have no idea why. I. Struggle everyday. Worrying about things. Depression has worsened over the yrs. I'm waiting for a management move. I live below a a lady who loves to complain. It isn't personal she don't like anyone in this flat. She's the reason for my Depression getting worse. MEX at Orbit Group are trying to find me a place. But who knows when that will be. Iv just had a notification from bank. I want to Thank you for Welcoming me. I'm 60yrs old. I have my furbaby Milo. I'm a Coal Miners daughter. 
  • Jetti
    Jetti Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    My money hasn't gone in. I owe my energy company money I can't feed myself or my dog. Can't put gas or electric on. I owe my friend money. What can I do. I have to call jsa in the morning. I'm stressed out cause of my neighbour. I'm feeling my stomach go. Churning. 
  • calcotti
    calcotti Community member Posts: 10,010 Disability Gamechanger
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    Not getting it doesn’t mean it’s been stopped. Sometimes there are computer glitches. Just ring ESA and if necessary they will do a manual payment.
    Information I post is for England unless otherwise stated. Rules may be different in other parts of UK.
  • Biblioklept
    Biblioklept Community member Posts: 4,751 Disability Gamechanger
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    What's happening with your neighbour @Jetti?
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
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    How are things at the moment @Jetti, have you managed to speak to anyone today? :)
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  • Jetti
    Jetti Community member Posts: 5 Listener
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    Yes. Thank you. I explained to. That I have to pay 148.00 four weekly 73.00 for my mobility scooter out my own money. My. Esa. PIP. Dropped me from high to standard. Which meant after over 10yrs of using scooter I no longer had one. I tried to manage but I ended up with feet hurting and swelling also bruising. So I took it on myself to rent a mobility scooter. Someone helped me fill in assessment form but I didn't check to see if she put it on the form telling them. As I contacted pip. Change of circumstances. Then found them. Watching me. At that time I was still saving for Deposit. 
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 55,360 Disability Gamechanger
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    I can’t imagine DWP would watch someone randomly like this. They wouldn’t have the time or staff to do that. What makes you think someone was watching you?
    Regarding your ESA payment, did you ring them to ask why you weren’t paid? 
    When you reported a change of circumstances was this recently? Has a decision been made on that yet?
    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.
  • Alex_Alumni
    Alex_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 7,562 Disability Gamechanger
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    Do you mean your neighbour was watching you @Jetti or the DWP? It must feel very unsettling for you, have you spoken to your GP, or someone close to you about it?

    Do you feel like you're getting enough support for your mental health at the moment? 
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