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Disability Benefits Centre

This page on the gov.uk website details the contact details of the helplines for claimants of Disability Living Allowance (DLA), Personal Independence Payments (PIP) and Attendance Allowance (AA). I you need to get advice or information about a claim you’ve already made for Disability Living Allowance,…

Disability Employment Advisers

Disability Employment Advisers (DEA) are available at every Job Centre Plus and can help you look for a job or learn new skills. They can offer advice and tell you about disability friendly employers in your area.There are many ways you can get…

Disability Grants Website

A grant is a financial donation or contribution. Unlike loans they do not have to be repaid. Many UK charities or trusts provide grants for the disabled, each with their own criteria for providing funds. This website is for families of disabled children,…

Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

This is a tax-free benefit for children under 16 and young people over 16 with a physical and/or learning disability who need help with personal care or walking.   Personal Independence Payment or PIP replaced DLA from 8th April 2013 for people aged 16…

Disability Rights UK

Disability Rights UK is working to create a society where everyone with lived experience of disability or health conditions can participate equally as full citizens. They seek to strengthen the voice of disabled people to make rights real, as an effective national organisation led by people…

Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs)

People with a disability or specific learning difficulty who are studying in higher education, may be eligible for Disabled Students' Allowances (DSAs). These allowances can be used to pay for extra costs or expenses incurred by disabled people in addition to normal living expenses while studying. Higher education students…

Discretionary Care Grant

The Discretionary Care Grant (replacing the Community Care Grant) is money to help with a family's need for community care. It is given to help a family under exceptional stress or to help them look after someone who is ill…

Discretionary Housing Payment

Discretionary Housing Payments (DHPs) are for people receiving Housing Benefit who require further financial assistance with housing costs because their benefit does not cover their full rent. Anybody already in receipt of Housing Benefit who requires extra financial assistance with housing…

Down's Syndrome Association

The Down's Syndrome Association ia an organisation which aims to create the conditions that all people with Down's Syndrome need to live full and rewarding lives. This is the only national organisation focusing solely on all aspects of living successfully with Down's Syndrome. The Association's…

EEA nationals - No Recourse to Public Funds advice

This Citizens Advice Bureau website offers advice EEA nationals looking for work. EEA nationals who come to the UK from abroad and want to claim certain benefits must satisfy the conditions of a test, known as the habitual residence test (HRT).…