my youngest son has just left school and there fore my tax credits and child benefit are stopping and i lose approx £600 in total!? how will i cope!? i cant extend my work hours as i am a carer for my oldest whom is registered disabled and has a rare syndrome. I also have MS but have tried to claim pip with no joy as i can do daily living activities generally.
You may find find it helpful to call our Single Parent Helpline. One of our advisers will be able to explore your circumstances in more detail in order to advise you on what benefits or you may be entitled to. They do get busy and you may have to hold to get through. Calls are free from mobiles and landlines. Here are their contact details: