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  1. Communication passports

      Many children and young people are unable to communicate their needs and it can be very time consuming for parents/carers to constantly repeat the same information to activity providers. This is where a communication passport can be very helpful. A passport aims to present…
  2. Council Tax

    Council Tax Benefit will no longer exist from 1 April 2013, instead you can apply for Council Tax Reduction. You’ll get money off your Council Tax bill if you qualify for Council Tax Reduction. You can apply for Council Tax Reduction whether you own your…
  3. Counselling

    Some young people with additional needs and/or their families find that speaking to someone about their concerns or how they are feeling can be extremely helpful. Trained counsellors can help people to talk about their experiences and hopefully start to make sense of them. They…
  4. Debt and hardship

    In this section you will find information on: where to get advice and local support, claiming benefits you maybe entitled to and saving money on household bills. For a comprehensive list of local services click on the ‘View all services and advice’ link on the…
  5. Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG)

    What are they? Disabled facilities grants can help people live more comfortable and continue to live in their own home. What are they for? Disabled facilities grants can be for a wide range of adaptations to your home such as: Improving access to the property…
  6. Disabled Students Allowances (DSA)

      Disabled Students' Allowances are extra money for higher education students who are studying at university or college. DSAs are not intended to pay for disability-related costs that you would have whether you were a student or not, such as personal care support. You can…
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