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Many people with M.E. and/or fibromyalgia are entitled to welfare benefits. 

If you have a health condition or disability you might be able to claim

  • Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

  • Employment Support Allowance (ESA)

  • Attendance Allowance 

  • Travel support such as a Blue Badge or a Disabled Person's Travel Pass

If you are on a low income you might be able to claim

  • Universal Credit

  • Council Tax Reduction

If you care for someone with a health condition or disability you might be able to claim

  • Carer's Allowance 

  • The Carer's Element of Universal Credit 

For a rough guide to what you might be entitled to, you can use the Turn2Us benefit calculator. For more information, or for help claiming benefits, please get in touch with our benefits team. We provide initial information and advice to everyone. We provide members of the Sheffield ME and Fibromyalgia Group with more detailed advice, casework and representation. 


Tel: +44 114 253 6700

Sheffield ME and Fibromyalgia Group.


The Circle

33 Rockingham Lane


S1 4FW


Phone: 0114 2536700

Registered Charity: 1095416

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