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LCWRA and homelessness

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brianj64
brianj64 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
Hello everyone.
I was awarded LCWRA but have recently become homeless. Will I lose this component of UC because I have become homeless?

My diagnosis of PTSD has not changed. The only thing that has changed is that I no longer live at the address I was claiming from.

Many thanks.

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  • bg844
    bg844 Community member Posts: 3,887 Disability Gamechanger
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    You will not loose LCWRA because you’re homeless. Are you getting any help with looking for suitable housing?
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 57,173 Disability Gamechanger
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    You would loose the housing element if you were claiming that. You may want to contact shelter, to see if they can help with you being homeless. https://www.shelter.org.uk/

    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.
  • brianj64
    brianj64 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    @Bg844 & Poppy

    Thanks so much for getting back to me. 

    I have contacted both Shelter and the local council where I presented as homeless.

    The reason I left my last address was that I was being financially and psychologically abused.

    The local council, where I presented as homeless, contacted my abusive landlord who said that I was free to return to him. The housing officer issued a 184 saying that I was not in fact homeless and refused even a basic homeless needs assessment.

    I find myself in limbo...

    Advice anyone?

    Thanks again, much appreciated.

  • Tori_Scope
    Tori_Scope Scope Posts: 12,499 Disability Gamechanger
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    Welcome to the community @brianj64 :) Thank you for being so open and honest with us in your first post here.

    I'm sorry to hear that you're in such a difficult situation. I've sent you an email from community@scope.org.uk to see if we can help, so please do keep an eye out for that. 

    National Campaigns Officer at Scope, she/her

  • brianj64
    brianj64 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    @Tori_Scope

    Thanks so much for replying to me, it really does make a difference. I will check my email now, thanks again...
  • SueHeath
    SueHeath Community member Posts: 12,420 Disability Gamechanger
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    Good afternoon @brianj64 and welcome to our great group.
    Your thread as saddened me, i really hope you get things sorted.
  • brianj64
    brianj64 Community member Posts: 4 Listener
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    @SueHeath

    Thank you, please don't worry though, I am sure things will work themselves out in the end.
  • L_Volunteer
    L_Volunteer Community Volunteer Adviser, Scope Member Posts: 7,981 Disability Gamechanger
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    You are welcome @brianj64. It is the very least you deserve.

    How are things going for you at the moment? I hope things are going better for you but if you need anything we are all here for you  :)
    Community Volunteer Adviser with professional knowledge of education, special educational needs and disabilities and EHCP's. Pronouns: She/her. 

    Please note: if I use the online community outside of its hours of administration, I am doing so in a personal capacity only.
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