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Carers allowance waiting time

margaret88margaret88 Posts: 4Member Listener
edited October 2017 in Carer's allowance
Hi bit stuck on what to do. I applied online for carers allowance at the end of august as my son has autism and is on medium rate dla. We got told back then it would take carers allowance 4-6 weeks to come through. 6 weeks passed and nothing so I phoned again and they said it would be 8 weeks due to a back log. Now 8 weeks have passed and I phoned them tosay to be told it might be the end of November. I'm not happy and have no other form of income and don't know how I'm going to pay my phone bill at the end of the month. Am I right to phone again and speak to a manager because I get no where with the advisor when I phone.

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