Ann’s Top Tips when claiming benefits


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When the contents of this two-page leaflet first appeared as a blog by our welfare rights adviser Ann Innes, it received such a warm welcome that we’ve now made it available as a free download.

One very experienced adviser who volunteers for another M.E. charity even tweeted: “The best guidance I’ve seen on applying for disability benefits with ME. Thank you ⁦@MEAssociation”.

If you’re faced with the daunting task of completing an application for Employment and Support Allowance, Personal Independence Payment or Universal Credit – pause a while and read Ann’s seven top tips. It could make all the difference to the quality of your submission!

For more detail to help you fill out those important forms, please refer to the full guides to Personal Independence Payment and ESA/Universal Credit that are also available from the website shop.

Please note this is a download. You can read it on-screen and save to your computer, phone or other device and can attach it to any email you might need to send. But you will need access to a printer if you wish it printed.

If you prefer you can download the leaflet here without registering via the website shop.


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