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Hi, my name is whitt85!

whitt85 Member Posts: 1 Listener
Any advice would be greatly appreciated and thanks in advance. My partner recently had his dla suspended as the dla said they did not receive his change of address, it was due for renewal in October also and also due to change to pip. He receive the pip claim forms and it stated on the front page that if he did not send it back by the 13th dec his dla would stop, well it was sent back before the stated date, had a text message to conform this. His money was never reinstated and he had a home assessment last week, currently awaiting the decision of this but in the mean time we asked the assessor if she knkew why his dla had not been reinstated as suggested on the forma and she could not answer this. We are really confused as he has complied with what was asked of him but yet in the mean time he is still not receiving the benefit. I hope this makes sense and apologies for the length of writing. 


  • steve51
    steve51 Member Posts: 7,153 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @whitt85

    A very very big welcome to you today!!!!!!

    I’m very very sorry to hear about your current situation with regards to the benefits (pip)

    We have got “Benefit Advisors” who would be able to help you!!!!

    Unfortunately they won’t be back in until next week!!!!

    I would try to help you if that would help you??? 
  • CockneyRebel
    CockneyRebel Member Posts: 5,212 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi whitt and welcome

    Have you rung the DWP and asked why as they have obviously now got the change of address ?

    Because you are required to report any change iincluding a change of address they could be difficult so you may need assisstance from CAB or similar.

    It is a good idea to also request a copy of the assessment report which will give you an indication of the possible outcome

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • Jazzguitar
    Jazzguitar Member Posts: 180 Courageous
    edited January 2018
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