This funding is for those aged 16 or over that have a health condition or disability where you:
- have had difficulties with daily living or getting around (or both) for 3 months
- expect these difficulties to continue for at least 9 months (unless you’re terminally ill with less than 6 months to live)
You may get employment and support allowance (ESA) if your illness or disability affects your ability to work.
Undergraduate or postgraduate students can apply for Disabled Students' Allowances to cover some of the extra costs of study because of a mental health problem, long term illness or any other disability.
Student finance lets you borrow money to help pay for University or college. Some students can get a grant if they are disabled.
This grant is for people with a disability, health or mental health condition. It can help support you to:
- Start working
- Stay in work
- Move into self-employment or start a business
There are 3 different type of Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA), which types you can get depends on your circumstances.
A personal budget is an amount of money to help children and young people with SEN and/or disabilities.
Find out more about personal budgets.
There are many funding schemes available to help towards the cost of childcare. You could be eligible for support for children up to 17 years.
Find out about childcare funding.