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  1. Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

    Personal Independence Payment (PIP) helps with some of the extra costs caused by long-term ill-health or a disability if you’re aged 16 to 64. If you’re aged 16 to 64 you could get between £22 and £141.10 a week by claiming Personal Independence Payment (PIP).…
  2. Benefits post 16

      Disability Living Allowance (DLA) Due to changes in the benefit system once your child reaches 16 they may not be able to renew their claim for DLA.  Instead they will need to claim the new benefit Personal Independence Payment (PIP). The government has produced a…
  3. Bus Pass

    Concessionary bus travel is available to people with disabilities over the age of 5. You can also apply for a companion pass if unable to travel alone. The pass entitles you to free all day travel on journeys that start in Hampshire (excluding Southampton and…
  4. 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…
  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. What is a job?

    “A job is the regular work a person does to earn money” Everyone can work! Having a paid job is an important part of most people’s lives and helps to make us who we are. People do all sorts of jobs. They look for jobs…
  7. Your Health

    The everyday choices you make can have a big effect on your health, your life and your wellbeing. Below is a number of things that you can do to help you be as healthy as you can.
  8. Your Education

    While it may not seem so important now, getting a good education at school will help you in the future to have a good career, go university or start your own business. Do you hear that all the time? Well – that's because it's true!  …
  9. Your accommodation

    Where will I live? While in care, where you live will depend on your individual situation and what is going on in your life. There are several different placements, one of which will be right for you. Foster Care Is when you move to live…
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