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Support with PIP and DLA

mmm75mmm75 Member Posts: 2 Listener
edited September 2018 in PIP, DLA and AA
I'm having lots of issues with my DLA and my son's pip it's a nightmare and not helping my mental health at all specially when I'm still waiting for my appointment with mental health again 


  • Ami2301Ami2301 Community Co-Production Group Posts: 7,639 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @mmm75
    Wdlcome to the community! Sorry to hear that, would you mind telling us a bit more please so we can help you as much as possible :)
    Disability Gamechanger - 2019
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,653 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @mmm75 and a warm welcome to the community! I am sorry to hear that you have been struggling with this. I will move your post into benefit section on the community. Is there anything specific that we can help with?

  • mmm75mmm75 Member Posts: 2 Listener
    Thanks for replying , I'm on DLA still just got forms for switch over however I was on indefinite dla I went into custody in may for 8wks so they put it on suspension so on 30th July rang to arrange it lifted however it's still not been sorted although my husband works he's been left to pay everything totally so no money I don't even get 10p myself to live off and expected to live of the hubby with him paying everything already I've even had to go food bank my mental health is getting worse by the day on top of my other illnesses I tried to run away but was found and still not been seen since coming out of custody by mental health team although suicidal daily , then on top of this I'm my son's appointee his pip stopped on 2nd August as he was only awarded 2yrs at a time last year I won at tribunal for him but as it had taken a year was only a year left on the award they had all the rrnewal forms back in time but he's still awaiting accessing f to f at home so his benefit stopped completely yet it's there delay 
  • Chloe_ScopeChloe_Scope Scope Posts: 10,653 Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @mmm75 I am really sorry to hear this. It definitely sounds like you have a lot on! Citizens Advice is able to help with filling in forms so this might be something to look into. Also, if you are ever feeling down and want to talk to someone about it then please contact Samaritans or MIND. I hope the community can support you through this. Have a lovely day :)

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