Severe Disablement Allowance Contact Number – 0843 504 0230
The government has made continued changes to the benefit system. Severe Disablement Allowance now known as Incapacity Benefit, also known as ESA, (Employment and Support Allowance). In order to discuss this confusion, it is essential to contact the customer care team by calling 0843 504 0230.
Originally phased out under former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s benefits reform in 2001, Severe Disablement Allowance has stopped taking new claims, moving people to the newer ESA claim process. Jobcentre Plus are in charge of changes in Severe Disablement Allowance and will by your main port of call for all re-assessments and future claims.
How is my claim re-assessed?
Your claim will need to be re-assessed unless you are to reach State Pension age on the 6th April of 2014. The assessment will be a thorough investigation of your ability to work and complete other everyday tasks. A quick questionnaire is available online. Of course, this is not always accessible to everyone and due to this, the questionnaire can be done over the phone. The next step will involve a face-to-face meeting at the job centre. Both the questionnaire and the meeting can be requested by calling the Severe Disablement Allowance contact number – 0843 504 0230.
Do I have to worry about changes to my claim?
There have been no en-masse changes made to your existing claim and all amounts that you are due to be paid will be remaining the same, (unless there are changes to your circumstances). To discuss confusion about changes in your condition or eligibility, it is best to contact directly the customer care team. Advisors will be able to explain further. Contact them on – 0843 504 0230.
What times can I contact the customer care team?
Customer service departments are available on the telephone during the week from 8.30am – 5pm, Monday-Friday. The line is closed on weekends and a public holidays.