There are organisations that you can approach with regards to financial support. Below are some links to organisations that can help you find if you can get further financial support for your family.
Government – https://www.gov.uk/browse/benefits
Citizens Advice Bureau – https://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/benefits/
Little Hearts Matter – https://www.lhm.org.uk/information/lifestyle-information/benefits-disability-allowances/
Disability Living Allowance
Some children may be entitled to payments to help them through the disability living allowance benefit. This does not rely solely on your child’s condition but how the condition affects them in their day to day lives.
If your child is eligible for Disability Living Allowance, you may be able to claim Carer’s Allowance.
The Family Fund
The Family Fund provides grants to families with severely disabled or seriously ill children;
Financial help for disabled children, they can provide grants for equipment that is essential & disability relevant such as a bed, large buggy’s, wheelchairs etc.
Helping children with life limiting illnesses – can supply a wide range of equipment from specialist wheelchairs, beds, baths, and mobility aids, to essential everyday items like washing machines and tumble dryers.
React also has a number of holiday homes around the UK available for use by families. Contact them for application form.
Support 4 SEND
Advice & information on special educational needs.
Whizz-Kidz’ service is focused on meeting the special needs of children and young people with mobility impairments. It provides them and their families with:
- Mobility Equipment
- Wheelchair Skills Training
- Advice & Information
- Life Skills
Cinema Exhibitors’ Association Card
This is a national card that can be used to verify that the holder is entitled to one free cinema ticket for a person accompanying them to the cinema. Terms and Condition of use apply.
Council for Disabled Children
CDC aims to make a difference to the lives of disabled children and children with special educational needs. They do this by influencing Government policy, working with local agencies to translate policy into practice and producing guidance on issues affecting the lives of disabled children.