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An Access to Work grant helps pay for practical support if you have a disability, health or mental health condition so you can: start working stay in work start your own business How much you get depends on your circumstances.  The money doesn’t have to…
Whether you have just been diagnosed or have a long-term eye condition we offer a range of services to help living with sight loss: Independent living – housing issues, welfare rights and financial advice Technology – assistive technology advice and information Work – finding work,…
Eligibility You can get Attendance Allowance if you’re 65 or over and the following apply: you have a physical disability (including sensory disability, for example blindness), a mental disability (including learning difficulties), or both your disability is severe enough for you to need help caring…
Autism Berkshire's Benefits Service offers advice to individuals and families with autism living anywhere in Berkshire. Kevin Jackson, our qualified Benefits Adviser, has many years of experience working in the fields of benefits/access to work and autism.  He can help parents and carers of children…
Bankruptcy Advice Online is a leading provider of information and guidance on bankruptcy, debt and debt solutions in the UK. We are active in raising awareness with individuals and businesses on the benefits of receiving financial advice and providing greater information to wider audiences.  …
Grants available to people in financial hardship who need essential equipment, such as a wheelchair, or help to get over a short term hurdle, such as an illness. Support & Advice:  Friendly and non-judgemental support and advice on a wide variety of issues given to anyone who…
Macmillan Cancer Support provide free and confidential benefits advice to people living with cancer and their families. Providing advice on a range of issues including what benefits you’re eligible for, how to maximise your income, appeals, tax credits, grants, housing costs and transport concessions. This service…
The Berkshire Community Foundation provides grants to small voluntary groups which work in the local commuity.
Advice and support regarding counselling, grants, employment and prosthetics to all limbless ex service men and women, their widows and dependants. The charity does not provide medical support. Help if you need a hand with your benefits, claims or support liaising with your local limb centre. …
Helping blind ex-Service men and women lead independent and fulfilling lives by supporting them with expertise, experience and a full range of services.The Blind Veterans organisation give veterans much-needed support to adjust to sight loss, overcome the challenges of blindness and enjoy daily life. The charity…
You can apply to the Trust if you are in need, hardship or other distress, and particularly if you are unable to meet or pay charges for your supply of domestic gas or electricity services.  Other help may be available via grants to clear other…
Website providing Easy Read information and advice for people with learning disabilities, their families and carers. 
The British Lung Foundation's London and the South Region currently supports Breathe Easy' and 'BLF Support' groups for those living with lung conditions, their family, friends and carers. The Helpline service offers free, confidential and impartial advice, information and support on a number of subjects…
The Fund is just one of the ways in which BT may be able to offer support to employees facing personal difficulties/financial hardship: Former employees - If you have worked for BT, or GPO Telephones in the past, we could well be able to help.…
What is My Care My Home? A care advice service guiding you to the care that’s right for you. Choose your own carer/personal assistant An introductory service to specialist Independent Financial Advisers who can advise you how to fund your care. My Care My Home…
PayingForCare is an online service that helps you navigate through the complexities of: how the care system works different types of care funding options available to help meet the cost of care typical costs of different types of care the options open to you if you…
Independent financial advisers specialising in providing care funding advice Analysis of your state benefit entitlement Advice on how to receive any additional state support to which you are entitled Support and information enabling you to decide what care is right for you Factsheets can help…
Advice and information on: care and support to older people, their families and carers paying for care home fees and choosing a care home top-up fees and if they should be paid benefits and entitlements coping with worsening health and getting help with things you…
Carer's Allowance is a benefit, administered by the Department for Works & Pensions for people aged over 16 who regularly spend at least 35 hours a week caring for a severely disabled person. The disabled person must be in receipt of Attendance Allowance or Disability…
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