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PIP tips for family carers
PIP tips for family carers

PIP tips for family carers

Want to know more about Personal Independence Payment (PIP)?

Our free sessions are designed for family carers of an adult with a learning disability who is aged 16 or over. 

The sessions give family carers the confidence and information they need to support their relative with their application for PIP (which is replacing Disability Living Allowance (DLA)), and include practical tips and information about:

  • preparing for the PIP application
  • filling in forms
  • how the DWP assesses and scores people
  • preparing for the face to face assessment
  • the new appeals process
  • and more......

Current workshops:

No dates arranged currently

Future workshops:

If you would like to be notified by email about future PIP sessions or any of our workshops in your area, please complete and send back to us our mailing list form which is at the bottom of this page.

Previous PIP sessions have taken place in:

  • Bath
  • Birmingham
  • Bristol
  • Bromley-Beckenham
  • Chelmsford
  • Dagenham
  • Hemel Hempstead
  • Ipswich
  • Leeds
  • Leicester
  • Liverpool
  • London
  • Merton
  • Southampton
  • Suffolk
  • Weston-Super-Mare
  • York

To view a summary of all the feedback from these PIP sessions, please see the document at the bottom of the page.

 If you would like us to run a free PIP session for a group of family carers in your area, contact us on 0117 906 1751 or email:

FCSS mailing list form

PIP sessions feedback summary

Family carer resources

Our resources for family carers cover a range of topics, from benefits to holidays.

Family carer workshops

Find out about our workshops for family carers.