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30/07/2018

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  1. Overview
  2. What is PIP?
  3. What if I claim Disability Living Allowance (DLA)?
  4. Who can claim PIP?
  5. How will I be assessed for PIP?
  6. How do I claim PIP?
  7. What questions are on the ‘How your disability affects you’ PIP form?
  8. Should I get supporting evidence for a PIP application?
  9. Will I have to go to a face to face medical assessment?
  10. Can I appeal if I think a PIP decision is wrong?
  11. Do I need to speak to a welfare advisor when applying for PIP?
  12. What happens if my health changes when I’m getting PIP?
  13. Can someone claim PIP for me?
  14. Information on PIP
  15. Next steps

  1. Further reading
  2. Some useful tools
  3. Useful contacts
  4. Still looking for help?

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Here are some useful contacts, which could help you with a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim.

Some useful tools

Useful contacts

Here are some useful contacts, which could help you with a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) claim.

Citizens Advice

Citizens Advice is a network of 316 independent charities throughout the United Kingdom that give free, confidential information and advice to assist people with money, legal, consumer and other problems. Web chat available on website.

Telephone - 03444 111 444

Same as costs calling 01 or 02 for landline

Turn2us

National charity that helps people in financial hardship gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services.

Address - 200 Shepherds Bush Road, London W6 7NL

Telephone - 0808 802 2000

Free Helpline
(09:00 – 20:00 Monday - Friday)

Age UK

Information and advice for the elderly about many issues including benefits.

Telephone - 0800 169 2081

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Telephone - 0345 850 3322 Textphone (new claims): 0800 917 22 22 Textphone: 0345 601 6677

(Monday to Friday, 8am to 6pm)

Independent Review Service

Resolves social fund disputes

Address - 16A Grantham Road, Eastleigh, SO50 5LT

Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

Telephone - Born on, or before 08/04/1948 - 0345 605 6055, Textphone: 0345 604 5312 Born after 08/04/1948 - 0345 712 3456 Textphone: 0345 722 4433

(Monday to Friday 8 am - 6 pm )

National JobCentre Enquiry Line

For Job seekers allowance, employment and support allowance, income support and incapacity benefit.

Telephone - 0345 604 3719 Textphone: 0345 608 8551

Universal Credit Helpline

Universal Credit is a payment to help with your living costs. It’s paid monthly - or twice a month for some people in Scotland. You may be able to get it if you’re on a low income or out of work. Whether you can claim Universal Credit depends on where you live and your circumstances.

Telephone - 0800 328 9344 Textphone: 0800 328 1344

(Monday – Friday 8am – 6pm)

Tax Credit Helpline

Address - Tax Credit Office, HM Revenue and Customs, BX9 1LR, United Kingdom

Telephone - 0345 300 3900, Textphone: 0345 300 3909

Up to 9p per minute for landlines, 3p – 55p per minute for mobiles
(The helpline is open 8am-8pm, Mondays to Fridays, 8am-4pm on Saturdays and 9am -5pm on Sundays (closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day).)

Within this subject

  1. Overview
  2. What is PIP?
  3. What if I claim Disability Living Allowance (DLA)?
  4. Who can claim PIP?
  5. How will I be assessed for PIP?
  6. How do I claim PIP?
  7. What questions are on the ‘How your disability affects you’ PIP form?
  8. Should I get supporting evidence for a PIP application?
  9. Will I have to go to a face to face medical assessment?
  10. Can I appeal if I think a PIP decision is wrong?
  11. Do I need to speak to a welfare advisor when applying for PIP?
  12. What happens if my health changes when I’m getting PIP?
  13. Can someone claim PIP for me?
  14. Information on PIP
  15. Next steps
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