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The following charities have got their own directories of grants which are available to support those living with a disability with additional costs and adaptations that may be required.

They also share some top tips and FAQs to help support people with their applications.

Please take some time to check the eligibility for the grant before you apply.  You may also need to apply to more than one funder in order to secure the money required.

The links take you to external websites.  We have provided these links in good faith.  However, we cannot accept any liability for the content of external websites.

You are strongly advised to check the suitability of these sites before you provide any personal, medical, or financial information.

Contact for Families with disabled children 

Contact has excellent advice and guidance for all aspects of supporting a child with a disability.  Visit their website: www.contact.org.uk

Or click here for a downloadable resource library: www.contact.org.uk/about-us/resource-library/general-grants-list/

Carers Trust

The Carers Trust has a list of grants available to those in a caring role.

For further information and help regarding how to apply for a grant, the Carers Trust has some guidance here: https://carers.org/grants-and-discounts/introduction

Many tourist attractions will allow the carer of a disabled person to visit for free.  Click here to learn more: https://carers.org/out-and-about/free-entry-for-carers-to-visitor-attractions

Lightning Reach

“Lightning Reach is a one-stop online grants portal transforming how people in financial hardship access support. The portal is free to use for individuals seeking support and referral agencies.  It enables individuals in financial hardship to find and apply for support across multiple providers, quickly, easily and securely.

If you’re struggling financially and need help with money, you may be eligible to apply for financial support such as grants, local schemes and discounted tariffs.

The secure Lightning Reach portal allows you to find and apply for support from multiple providers, quickly and easily.”

Visit: www.lightningreach.org

WellChild

WellChild is a national charity that supports sick children.  They have a list of grants and alternative sources of funding for specific requests.  Visit their website for further information: www.wellchild.org.uk

They also offer garden and bedroom makeovers: https://www.wellchild.org.uk/supporting-you/garden-bedroom-makeovers/

Disability Grants

A website offering further grants, suitable for both adults and children with a disability.

https://www.disability-grants.org/