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Benefits and Finance

Created On: 01/01/2021
TYPES OF BENEFIT Benefits for disabled children are complex. The following is a guide to some benefits which parents or carers who care for disabled children should be aware of. Additionally, there is a limit on the total amount of benefit that most people aged…

Disabled child element of child tax credits

Created On: 31/12/2020
Many families simply aren't aware that their child tax credit payments are higher if you have a child on DLA. This is because you qualify for an extra payment called the disabled child element of tax credits. This is worth an extra £65 per week for each…

Carers in Bedfordshire - Young Carers

Created On: 31/07/2020
Young Carers are children or young people under 18, who care for someone who has a disability, illness, mental health condition, learning difficulties, sensory impairment, HIV/AIDS or substance misuse. Young Carers may experience isolation, difficulties coping at home, problems at school, lack of social experiences…
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Benefits calculator

Created On: 03/01/2020
Benefits calculator Use theTurn2Us benefits calculator to find out what benefits and other sources of financial help you might be entitled to. It should take around 10 minutes to complete and to make sure you get the best results possible, it helps to have the…

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

Created On: 01/12/2019
Personal Independence Payment (PIP) Personal Independence Payment (PIP) is a benefit that has replaced Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for adults aged 16-64. DLA will continue as a separate benefit for children aged under 16 years. Our helpline adviser Lesley explains what happens when a child on Disability…

Bank Accounts and Managing Money

Created On: 01/12/2019
A number of families and young adults would like support to manage their money. This includes issues with opening bank accounts and what options are available to support someone who has difficulties understanding money and finances. As a parent or carer, it is a good…

Family Fund - provider of grants for disabled children or seriously ill children

Created On: 02/08/2019
Family Fund is the UK’s largest charity providing grants for families on low incomes raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people. Last year, we provided 89,101 grants and services worth over £33 million to families across the UK. We provide grants for essential…
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Children Happiness Involve People (CHIPS) provides specialised powered wheelchairs for children and young people with varying disabilities

Created On: 01/08/2019
CHIPS Chips, the charity of the casino and gaming industry provides specialised powered wheelchairs for children and young people with varying disabilities. It will only fund powered wheelchairs not provided by the NHS or Wheelchair Services.  Applications can be made using the preliminary online application…

The Children's Hope Foundation

Created On: 01/08/2019
Monday to Friday 10:00am to 4:00pm
The Hope Foundation aims to improve the lives of children and young people affected by illness, disability or poverty. It providea funding for anything (with a few exceptions) that will benefit the child such as medical equipment, computers, holidays and days out. To apply: download…