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Benefits can help cover the extra costs of disability for disabled people and their families. Some benefits and tax credits are not just for disabled people but may provide extra money if you have a low income.
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Knowing which benefits are right for you is hard. You must meet certain conditions. If you don't get what you think you should get, you may have to attend an appeal or tribunal.
Many local advice services struggle to meet the demand. But failing to claim a benefit may mean you miss out on other help. For example, some grants depend on you being entitled to certain benefits.
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Following the introduction of PIP, Disability Living Allowance is now intended as a benefit to help support children under 16 with care and mobility needs.
I had to give up work in May this year due to ill health. I was previously in receipt of PIP while I was working.
Our helpline’s had a huge rise in calls about disability welfare benefits and finances in the last couple of years.
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