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Last updated:
02/12/2021

Severe Disablement Allowance

  1. Welfare Benefits for Mental Health
  2. Personal Independence Payment
  3. Universal Credit
  4. Employment and Support Allowance
  5. Council Tax: Exemptions and support to pay
  6. Statutory Sick Pay
  7. Housing Benefit
  8. Jobseeker’s Allowance
  9. Working Tax Credits
  10. Support for Mortgage Interest
  11. Attendance Allowance
  12. Cold Weather Payment
  13. Income Support
  14. Incapacity Benefit
  15. Severe Disablement Allowance
  16. Social Fund

Severe Disablement Allowance was a benefit which could be claimed if you were too unwell to work. You cannot make a new claim for Severe Disablement Allowance anymore. The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have replaced the Severe Disablement Allowance with the Employment & Support Allowance (ESA). However, the DWP may continue your claim if you got Severe Disablement Allowance before April 2001.

The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) have replaced the Severe Disablement Allowance with the Employment & Support Allowance (ESA). However, the DWP may continue your claim if you got Severe Disablement Allowance before April 2001.

We can’t say exactly when the DWP will reassess you for ESA (or Universal Credit if you live in a full service area) if you are still getting Severe Disablement Allowance. However, the Jobcentre Plus helpline may be able to tell you. The DWP will contact you when they are going to review your Severe Disablement Allowance claim and you do not need to do anything before they contact you.

 

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  1. Welfare Benefits for Mental Health
  2. Personal Independence Payment
  3. Universal Credit
  4. Employment and Support Allowance
  5. Council Tax: Exemptions and support to pay
  6. Statutory Sick Pay
  7. Housing Benefit
  8. Jobseeker’s Allowance
  9. Working Tax Credits
  10. Support for Mortgage Interest
  11. Attendance Allowance
  12. Cold Weather Payment
  13. Income Support
  14. Incapacity Benefit
  15. Severe Disablement Allowance
  16. Social Fund
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