New DLA Claims
You can make a new claim for DLA (Disability Living Allowance). If you are claiming for a child. That is under 16 years old.
If you are over 16 years of age. Then you must apply for PIP (Personal Independence Payment) instead of DLA https://www.gov.uk/pip.
If you need help claiming DLA for children. Then call the DLA contact number. They can assist you with a claim. Or any questions you may have.
The DLA contact number is 0843 479 2376.
Personal Independence Payment
Personal Independence Payment will gradually replace Disability Living Allowance. For anyone aged between 16 to 64. This includes anyone with. An indefinite or lifetime DLA award.
Your DLA shouldn’t be affected until 2015. There are exceptions. So use their PIP checker https://www.gov.uk/pip-checker. To find out if PIP will affect you.
Or you can give DLA a call. On the DLA phone number 0843 479 2376.
From 28 October 2013. They will invite you to claim Personal Independence Payment. If you live in Wales, East Midlands. Or West Midlands or East Anglia.
They will contact you if there is a change. In how your condition affects you. Or if you your DLA is due to end.
For more information visit this website https://www.gov.uk/dla-disability-living-allowance-benefit/how-to-claim. Or you can give DLA a call. On the DLA telephone number 0843 479 2376.
Applying for Personal Independence Allowance
You can put in an application for PIP. When they ask you to do so.
Your DLA payment will continue. For at least 28 days. After the decision is made about your PIP application.
If you don’t apply for PIP. When they ask you to. Then you DLA will end.
If you need help understanding PIP. Call the DLA contact number on 0843 479 2376.
You should contact DLA. If your circumstances have changed. Some changes may affect how much Disability Living Allowance you get.
You can contact them. By calling the DLA contact number 0843 479 2376.
DLA for Children
Disability Living Allowance for children. If a benefit that can help towards the cost. Of looking after a child under 16 years of age. Who has difficulties with walking. Or if they need more care. Than a child of the same age.
The DLA for children rate is between £21 and £134.40 per week.
The amount you will get. Will depend on the level of help your child requires.
There is more information here https://www.gov.uk/disability-living-allowance-children/overview.
Or you can get support. By calling the DLA contact number 0843 479 2376.
If you are 16 or over then you can email DLA at: email@example.com.
If you want to contact them about DLA for Children. Or if you are under 16 years of age. then use this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can contact DLA on this number: 0843 479 2376. Their textphone number is: 08457 224 433. Their phone lines are open Monday to Friday. From 8.00am to 6.00pm.
If you want to speak to someone. About Personal Independence Payment. Then you should give them a call on the DLA helpline number 0843 479 2376.
If you are hard of hearing. Or if you have difficulty with speech. Use their textphone number: 0845 601 6677.
Phone lines are open. Monday to Friday. From 8.00am to 6.00pm.
If you want to send a letter to DLA. Then you can do that. By using one of the following addresses.
Disability benefits helpline, Warbreck House, Warbreck Hill, Blackpool, Lancashire FY2 0YE, United Kingdom.
Disability Benefits Child Unit, PO Box 34, Birmingham, B99 1AR, United Kingdom.
The Disability Living Allowance customer support number is 0843 479 2376.