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  1. Housing Benefit

    What is housing benefit? Housing Benefit can pay for part or all of your rent. Who can get housing benefit? You could get Housing Benefit to help you pay your rent if you’re on a low income. How much you get depends on your income…
  2. Information about sleep

    We all need good quality sleep in order to learn new information, pay attention to the world around us, and store memories effectively. Sleep influences our mood, how hungry or full we feel, as well as fundamental biological processes such as cell development. Given the…
  3. Is your teenager in an abusive relationship?

    Violence can happen in teenage relationships, so make sure you know the signs and can help your child. Abuse in relationships - including those between teenagers - can happen to men and boys, but it's much more likely to happen to women and girls. It also happens in same-sex relationships.…
  4. Life Begins at Home

    Every family wants a home that is safe and secure, with enough space to live healthily and happily. There are often straightforward and affordable interventions that families can put in place to adapt their current housing to create an environment where they can manage their…
  5. Makaton in Early Years

    Makaton is a language programme using speech, signs and symbols which provides basic communication and everyday vocabulary which helps to develop language and literacy skills.Using Makaton helps adults and children who may have communication difficulties to develop their basic communication skills. These basic skills are…
  6. Managing Someone's Money

    Appointeeship An appointee is responsible for managing a person's benefits, and also for paying bills and managing a small and limited amount of savings in case of unforeseen circumstances. Appointeeship may be the best course of action if the person has a low level of…
  7. Newlife Charity

      Newlife is the UK's largest charity funder of children's specialist disability equipment. They also run the UK's only national emergency equipment service, for terminally ill children. Newlife provide grants for essential equipment such as: pain relieving beds, seating wheelchairs, communication aids, and much more.…
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