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MoneyThere are different benefits and support that you might be entitled to if you are a young person with special educational needs or a disability.

These include personal budgets, Disabled Student's Allowance, Employment Support Allowance, Personal Independence Payment, Disability Living Allowance, Carer’s Allowance, Disabled Facilities Grant and more.

Please see the links below for more information.



Find out what benefits you are entitled to

Guidance and resources to help you find out which benefits you might be entitled to.

Direct Payments and Personal Budgets

Help to give children and young people and their families more control over the services they receive and how they are organised.

Personal Independence Payment

Help with some of the extra costs caused by long-term ill-health or a disability if you’re aged 16 to 64 (replacing the Disability Living Allowance).

Support for adults and carers

Benefits for anyone looking after someone with substantial caring needs.

Help with housing costs

Housing Benefit, Council Tax reduction and disability benefits to help with housing costs.

Help with health costs and prescriptions

Find out more about the help you can get with health costs and prescriptions.

Support for young people looking for work

Funding to and benefits for young people and adults with learning difficulties or disabilities going into employment.

Support for children and young people in education

Find out more about funding and benefits help for children in education and young people in further/higher education or training.

Haringey, Here to Help

Visit our Haringey, ‘Here to Help’ webpage to find a range of financial support to help with the rising cost of living.

Further information and resources

Other help available to help you manage your finances, and useful links to Haringey services and national organisations.

Page Last Updated:

October 19, 2022