PIP – How much does it help you?
Are you under 25? Do you get PIP (Personal Independence Payment)? Don’t know what PIP is?
Read on to find out more about PIP and take part in our survey to have your say on how receiving PIP helps you!
What is PIP?
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit for people aged 16 – 64 with a disability the extra money is to help you. The money is paid to you but in some cases is paid to your parents.
You can get PIP based on how much your deafness affects you in your life every day.
WATCH: our video below that shows you what PIP is and how you can get it
How does it help?
- You can get PIP if you’re studying, working or unemployed. There aren’t any rules about what PIP is spent on.
- It doesn’t have anything to do with how much money you or your parents have or how much money you have saved.
- You can use the money to help you to live your life on your own. It can help you to look after yourself without your parents.
- See our fact sheet if you’re 16 and over or about to be 16 to find out more information about PIP.
Do you get PIP? Let us know!
Are you already getting PIP? We need your help!
If you are under 25 and deaf, we would like to know about your experiences of PIP. The questions will help us to see how you feel using PIP and what can be done to make it better for you to use.