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Money and legal

There are a wide range of benefits and grants available to families and young people with additional needs. Finding out about what is available and more importantly how to apply for them can be extremely confusing. Likewise, knowing your legal rights can help you get the services you are entitled to. This section aims to make things clearer.


Benefits What benefits are available and how can you claim
Direct payments What are Direct Payments and how can you use them
Grants Grants are available for a wide range of things, find out more
Working Getting back to work? Help and guidance
Concessions for disability Saving money when you are out and about
Legal Knowing your rights as a parent/carer
Who else can help Organisations to contact for money and legal support and advice


Bedroom Tax more >
Benefit Rate Increases more >
Benefits Cap more >
Carers Allowance more >
Council Tax more >
DLA more >
DLA Appeals more >
ESA (Employment and Support Allowance) more >
Housing Benefit more >
Personal Independence Payment more >
Support Completing DLA Forms more >
Tax Credits more >
Disability Living Allowance more >
Equality Act 2010 more >
Student Carers more >
How to apply for Direct Payments more >
Disabled Facilities Grants more >
Disability Grants more >