Benefits, grants and funding
Benefits, grants and tax credits
When someone with special educational needs and/or a disability turns 16, 17, 18, or 19 they become entitled to their own benefits and support.
A Disabled Facility Grant can help pay for home improvements so you can get about easier and remain safe in your house or flat.
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children
The DLA rate depends on the level of help the child needs and your child may need an assessment to out what help they need.
Blue Badge scheme for disabled parking
A Blue Badge allows people with severe mobility difficulties to park near shops, stations and other facilities. The scheme is open to people who travel as a driver or as a passenger.
Use the Benefits Calculator to find out which welfare benefits you may be entitled to.