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06/04/2018

What is Personal Independence Payment (PIP)?

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

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  2. Useful contacts
  3. Still looking for help?

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Useful contacts

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)

Advice Northern Ireland (NI)

Advice NI exists to provide leadership and services to our 62 member organisations and to ensure accessible advice services across Northern Ireland.

Address - 1 Rushfield Avenue, Belfast, BT7 3FP

Telephone - 0808 802 0020/ 0289 064 5919

Free phone for 0800 number
(Monday - Friday 9 am - 5 pm )

Citizens Advice

Address - 46 Donegall Pass, Belfast, BT7 1BS

Telephone - 028 9023 1120

Personal Independence Payment Centre NI Direct

Address - Castle Court, Royal Avenue, Belfast, BT1 1HR

Telephone - New Claims: 0800 012 1573, Existing Claims: 0300 123 9221

0800 - no fee. Calls to 03 number costs no more than a national rate call to a 01 or 02 number.
(Monday - Friday 8 am - 6 pm (Excluding public holidays).)

Within this subject

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