Money and benefits

Disability Living Allowance

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) (link opens in new window) is ending for people who were born after 8 April 1948 and are 16 or over.

You will get a get a letter informing you of the changes

You’ll continue to get DLA until the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) writes to tell you about when it will end.

You’ll be invited to apply for Personal Independence Payment (PIP), a new benefit that helps with some of the extra costs caused by long term ill-health or disability.

Apply within 28 days

You’ll have 28 days to apply for PIP from the date on the letter. Your DLA payments will stop if you don’t apply on time.


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