Disability Living Allowance
If your child is under 16, you may be eligible for a Disability Living Allowance (DLA) which is a benefit that helps with the extra costs which may be faced.
If your child is 16 or over, they may be eligible for a Personal Independence Payment (PIP).
For more information, please visit the GOV.UK website:
When you get a letter confirming the receipt of the above - always take a photo of it. You will need an electronic copy to email to various places.
If you want to know more about accessibility of leisure activities please see our Leisure page.
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In this section:
- Benefit entitlements
- Direct Payments and Personal Budgets
- Personal Independence Payment
- Support for adults and carers
- Help with housing costs
- Help with health costs
- Support while looking for work
- Support for children and young people in education
- Further information