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What am I entitled to?

VanessaFergusonVanessaFerguson Posts: 2Member Listener
Have have Diabetes since 1971. I now have more than 1 problem with Disability. I am interested in ways to appeal against the goverment cutting down my benefits. I can no longer walk outside my own house due to Diabetic complications. So how can I continue to pay my Mortgage & Untility bills. Can anybody give me any SUPER advise plse. Thank you. ......... Vanessa. ❌ ♿️.

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  • CockneyRebelCockneyRebel Posts: 5,246Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hello Vanessa and welcome

    You don't say what if any benefits you claim.
    Put your details into an on line benefit calculator to see what you are able to claim.

    www.benefitsandwork.co.uk

    Have self tests for both ESA and PIP which will give you an idea of what you need to qualify for each benefit.

    The criteria for both benefits are both different, even in areas that look the same
    Please ask any questions if we can be of help in any way.

    CR

    Be all you can be, make  every day count. Namaste
  • steve51steve51 Posts: 5,824Community champion Disability Gamechanger
    Hi @VanessaFerguson

    A very big welcome to our online community.

    I'm very sorry to hear about your current situation.

    I have moved your post over to our experts.

    Hi @BenefitsTrainingCo

    Can you please please help me with this one ???

    Many thanks.
  • Sam_ScopeSam_Scope Posts: 7,647Administrator Scope community team
    Hi @VanessaFerguson welcome to the community, as the other members have said it would be worth you checking out the Benefits Calculator here to see what you could be entitled to.
    Scope
    Senior online community officer
  • LiamO_DellLiamO_Dell Posts: 1,114Member Pioneering
    Hi @VanessaFerguson,

    Following on from the advice given above, with regards to you mentioning ways to appeal benefits decisions, we have plenty on advice on appeals on our website, which might be of interest to you.

    I hope this helps. If you have any other questions, then please do get in touch!

    Liam
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