Hello everyone my name is john I live in sheffield with my two sons jai is 5 and max is 6 im currently a carer for my 6 year old son he receives his DLA every month which is good he is on the middle rate and as a carer I started receiving the 60 odd quid I am not on any benefits or working I was on income support but then they stopped because the said I have over 16 thousand pound in capital… I have a ex with my other 2 children I don’t pay the mortgage she does and they are both under 16. So I was just wondering if there was anything else I was intitaled to as I can’t afford to live and the council is in the process of evicting me and my boys.I don’t think this is right at all now I’m a situation where im depressed and my anxiety is bad, also Im in financial dept because the won’t pay me I can’t afford the full rent or council tax I have no idea what to do or my rights I have no where to go I think that it is unfair as they know max is on DLA middle rate.I’m Disgusted about the decisions and Disgraced about what they have done I appealed twice and still got rejected iI’m just so infuriated with it all I feel helpless and don’t know what to do I just hope know body has had the same problem…
Hi @Cadwallander1, I hope you’re well.
I work at Mencap and understand you have spoken to my colleagues on our helpline, Mencap Direct. I hope they were able to help you with your questions and provide some useful information for the future.
If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to get in touch.
All the best,
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