Money Roundup -benefits and grants
Are you claiming all the benefits you are entitled to? Martin Lewis Martin Money Tips advises “If you have an income of less than £30,000 and you are struggling, it is worth spending ten minutes on a benefits calculator
For information on a range of Benefits
Carers in Beds – Unpaid Carers Grant
Do you qualify for a unpaid carers grant?
Provides grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people
Is your child/young person qualify for a blue badge?
Concessionary Travel Scheme
Residents with certain disabilities qualify for a national concessionary bus pass. The pass allows free off-peak travel on most local bus services anywhere in England. The person with the disability can also apply for a companion pass so a parent/carer can travel free with the disabled person at anytime within Bedford Borough. The child with the disability has to be of fare paying age for a parent to apply for a companion bus pass
Contact – The charity for families with Disabled Children
FREE Grant Search
Use the free Grants Search on our website to find the financial support your child needs.You may be eligible for grants to pay for specialist equipment, therapies, housing adaptations and even holidays with your little one. Visit contact.org.uk/grants-search