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Benefits Guides


Hampshire Friends with ME subscribes to the website "Benefits and Work" which gives invaluable advice on making Personal Independence Payment claims, as well as claims for Employment and Support Allowance. There is also information about Universal Credit as well as Attendance Allowance and DLA.

Do browse the website to get an idea of what is available:


The website provides resources for the following three main areas:

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)


We have downloaded 20 documents from "Members Only Guides". These are classified into:

PIP Claims
PIP Diaries
PIP Appeals
PIP DWP Resources
PIP Assessment Guide


Disability Living Allowance (DLA)


We have downloaded 17 documents from "Members Only Guides". These are classified into:

AA Claims
DLA Claims
DLA Medicals
DLA Appeals
DLA Changes and Renewals
DWP Resources


Employment and Support Allowance, Universal Credit (ESA_UC)



We have downloaded 12 documents from "Members Only Guides". These are classified into:

ESA UC Claims
ESA UC Appeals
DWP ESA Resources

If you would like a copy of these documents, please email membership@friendswithme.org.uk, telling us the area that you are interested in (PIP, DLA, or ESA_UC). We will email the relevant documents to you as a bundle.