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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…
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. …
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…
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…
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…
Wide range of disability-related financial support, including benefits, tax credits, payments, grants and concessions.
All the information you should need to get the financial help you’re entitled to, as well as advice on getting a break from caring, going to work and much more. Call the Carers Direct helpline on 0300 123 1053 if you need help with your caring…
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…
The Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) is responsible for welfare and pension policy and is a key player in tackling child poverty. It is the biggest public service delivery department in the UK and serves over 20 million customers.
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…
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…
Helping people in later life to manage money. Offering a wide range of FREE information and advice, including about pensions, benefits and other ways to increase your income. The “Money Management” service is where, if you ask and only with your full permission, Age UK can…
Many families are entitled to money from the Government but are unaware of their eligibility.
Check to see if you can claim the Over 80 Pension. Your eligibility for the Over 80 Pension is not based on National Insurance contributions.
Equipment and vehicles for disabled people might be free of VATIf you have a long-term illness or you're disabled, you don't have to pay VAT on certain goods and services that you buy or bring into the UK. Certain building work that you have done…
Television licence discount You can get 50% off the cost of your TV licence if either: you’re registered blind or severely sight impaired you live with someone who is registered blind or severely sight impaired If the person who is registered blind is not the…
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