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Support with care and benefits
Hi, I've checked your site a few times in the last few months but now would like any advice you may have. My partner has bipolar type 2 and last year I took the decision to become her carer. We have 3 young children and I felt I couldn't support the family as needed whilst in full time employment. Family life inproved with my supervision but we then had the dreaded brown envolope! Long story short even though her original award is until late 2019 after a face to face she was awarded 0 points, again! Last time we won the mr but I was working so was easier than this time as we relied on this benefit. I wanted to post as anyone searching can see they are not alone and to hopefully get advice on where to turn next, happy Xmas to us! Luckily I thought this might happen so Xmas for kids is already sorted but not sure where to go or what to ask for benefit wise, I could get employment but would feel iam abadaning my family, my partner struggles enough without all this so to put more pressure on her would end in tears. Any advice on where to turn, benefits to claim etc would be very helpfull, ps iam fighting all the way as the way this goverment treats it's most vunrable citizens is disgraceful, any advice on the fight would be great also, thank you