Cancer treatment and managing my finances — Scope | Disability forum

Cancer treatment and managing my finances

garfield Member Posts: 1 Listener
edited October 2021 in Benefits and financial support
Ive being diagnosed with cancer and i need help with my finances as soon i will be having treatment and will have to go off work sick. Im on minimal wage and dont think that will cover my rent?


  • thespiceman
    thespiceman Member Posts: 6,389 Disability Gamechanger
    Hello @garfield   Pleased to meet you welcome  Sorry what you are going through. Please can I add you need to contact our help line.

    0808 800 3333 

    They will give you help and support that you need.  They will also help with finding organisations and welfare support to assist you.

    Also may I add have had a look at our benefits advice and information.

    I hope and pray and wish you the best in your treatment and recovery.

    Take care

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  • Pippa_Alumni
    Pippa_Alumni Scope alumni Posts: 5,793 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @garfield, welcome to the community!

    Are you on any benefits at the moment? It may be worth taking a look at the online benefits calculator and seeing what you may be entitled to.


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