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Help and support if have a disability

Help and Support If Have A Disability Panel

Living with a disability can present challenges, but there's a wealth of support available in Plymouth to help you or your loved one live a fulfilling and independent life.

Within this section, you'll find information, advice, and support aimed at allowing you to live life to the fullest.


How do I register as disabled?

As there is no longer a national register of disabled people, technically you don't need to register as disabled.

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Financial help if you're disabled

There is a wide range of disability-related financial support, including benefits, tax credits, payments, grants and concessions.

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Council tax discounts for disabled people

If someone living at your address is permanently disabled, you might be able to get a discount on your council tax.

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Help for parent carers of disabled children

If you're over 18 and looking after a disabled child that you have parental responsibility for, you can ask the council for a parent carer's needs assessment.

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How to care for a disabled child

Caring for a disabled child can make your daily parenting duties, such as feeding, toilet training and getting them to sleep, more challenging.

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