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Last updated:
18/10/2018

Severe Disablement Allowance

  1. Overview
  2. How do I check what I’m entitled to?
  3. Universal Credit
  4. Employment and Support Allowance
  5. Jobseeker’s Allowance
  6. Income Support
  7. Incapacity Benefit
  8. Severe Disablement Allowance
  9. Statutory Sick Pay
  10. Working Tax Credits
  11. Personal Independence Payment
  12. Housing Benefit
  13. Support for Mortgage Interest
  14. Rates: Exemptions and Support to pay
  15. Social Fund
  16. Next steps

Severe Disablement Allowance was a benefit you could get if you were too unwell to work, but you can't make a new claim for Severe Disablement Allowance anymore. The SSA have replaced Severe Disablement Allowance with Employment & Support Allowance (ESA).

We can't say when the SSA reassess you for ESA if you claim Severe Disablement Allowance, but your local Jobs and Benefits Office may be able to tell you. The SSA 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. Overview
  2. How do I check what I’m entitled to?
  3. Universal Credit
  4. Employment and Support Allowance
  5. Jobseeker’s Allowance
  6. Income Support
  7. Incapacity Benefit
  8. Severe Disablement Allowance
  9. Statutory Sick Pay
  10. Working Tax Credits
  11. Personal Independence Payment
  12. Housing Benefit
  13. Support for Mortgage Interest
  14. Rates: Exemptions and Support to pay
  15. Social Fund
  16. Next steps
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