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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,…
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…
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…
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…
Website providing Easy Read information and advice for people with learning disabilities, their families and carers. 
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…
Wide range of disability-related financial support, including benefits, tax credits, payments, grants and concessions.
Reading Citizens Advice delivers free, impartial, independent and confidential advice. Advisers will talk with you to find out what you need help with and then decide with you what should happen next.  
Free, confidential, impartial and independent advice.  Help to sort out debt worries, benefits claims, housing and employment problems, or deal with queries about consumer or tax issues.  They can advise on legal matters, answer questions about immigration, and have experience on family, personal and personal…
A free and confidential advice service in England and Wales paid for by legal aid. If you are living on a low income or benefits, you may be eligible for free specialist advice from legal advisers on issues including: benefits and tax credits; debt, education;…
If you are worried about something or have a problem you need to sort out call in to Webcas Advocacy.  Practical help too with writing letters, making phone calls and sending emails. Webcas can help you read and understand your letters and post. Support provided to assist you…
The Dementia Care Advisor will support anyone affected by any type of dementia and offer signposting on such topics as: Benefits, welfare, Department for Work and Pensions: including Attendance Allowance to support care costs (everyone is entitled to apply for this and it is not means…
We are disabled people leading change, working to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens. Has a good guide to disability benefits here.
Elevate Me is the place for 16-24 year olds in West Berkshire to get help, advice and support on employment, work experience, volunteering and mentoring. Do you need further help and advice about your future?  Do you need financial support (clothes, equipment or transport) to help…
What is Equity Release Equity release allows individuals aged 55 and over to release money from the property they live in without having to make any monthly repayments. There are two types of equity release; Lifetime Mortgages and Home Reversion plans. Both of these are…
There is a wide range of disability-related financial support, including benefits, tax credits, payments, grants and concessions on Gov.UK website. Disability and sickness benefits Vehicles and transport Home and housing On a low salary Television licence discount VAT relief for disabled people Work related injuries…
It can be difficult making financial decisions at the best of times, but it becomes especially challenging when you or a loved one is affected by cancer. You don't have to make those decisions alone. A free Specialist Support Service is designed to help you with…
First Stop Advice is an independent, free service offering advice and impartial information for older people, their families and carers about housing and care options in later life. It is led by the charity Elderly Accommodation Counsel (EAC) working in partnership with other national and…
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