how long ?? sure start maternity grant

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  1. lauramleigh

    lauramleigh Well-Known Member

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    For anyone that has been awarded this ,,, Could u tell me how long it took for the money to come through ??
    I sent mine off yesterday so am just wondering how long i am going to have to wait ?
    thanks
     
  2. beth3735

    beth3735 Well-Known Member

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    I got mine within 12 days. I kept phoning them, was told that they had lost the forms. But I called the day after and was told it has been awarded to me :wall:

    They all seem to be in a world of their own on the phones but at least I got it :D
     
  3. Lianatoot

    Lianatoot Well-Known Member

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    Do you get the sure start grant if your getting child tax credits and working tax credits?
     
  4. Kazz

    Kazz Well-Known Member

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    when i applied for mine i sent the forms away on the Thurs and the money was in my bank the following Wednesday.
     
  5. lauramleigh

    lauramleigh Well-Known Member

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    Well i have heard back from them today so it has taken under a week and mine will be in the bank tomorrow..

    I get working tax credit and child tax credit and i got the grant.. As long as u get over £545 a year in child tax credits u will get it..
     
  6. littlepip

    littlepip Well-Known Member

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    I was claiming job seekers when i sent it off and i phoned up cos i hadnt heard in 3 weeks and they said they hadnt recieved my form and then 2 days later i got my MAT1 back (accidently sent that to :oops: ) so i called again and said it had been turned down!! so now i gotta send another one today saying im claiming income support!! ffs why couldnt they check that when they looked at it?!?!?
     
  7. paradysso

    paradysso Well-Known Member

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    i think they lost my form with my mat allowance form :wall:
     
  8. littlepip

    littlepip Well-Known Member

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    Have you called them up??
     
  9. Nicola g

    Nicola g Well-Known Member

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    :evil: arghh just had a letter saying the midwife hasnt filled her part in properly.

    So gonna have to get it re done and wait another week :roll:
     

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