If you’re aged between 16 and 64, a Personal Independence Payment (PIP) can help with some of the extra financial costs caused by:
- long-term ill-health
- a disability
A PIP is money for people who have extra care needs or mobility needs as a result of a disability or long-term ill-health.
PIP is replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for most adults.
Applying for a Personal Independence Payment
When you apply for a PIP, you'll be assessed for your individual daily living and mobility needs. You'll be paid at a 'standard' or 'enhanced' rate depending on your needs.
You can get benefits advice in York to check if PIP is right for you and to help you claim.
Other help available if you claim a PIP
If you're entitled to a PIP, you may also be able to get other help such as a:
If you care for someone who receives a PIP, you may also be entitled to a Carer's Allowance.
Contact us for an appointment to get benefits advice in person at West Offices.