Grants for low-income families with disabled children

Published: 15 September 2020

Contact, the charity is urging low-income families with disabled children to apply for grants for essential items to make life easier during the ongoing crisis.

The grants are by the national charity Family Fund and can be used to buy computers and play equipment as well as household items such as cookers and fridges.

Family Fund has received £10 million from the Department for Education to provide them. You can apply to Family Fund if you get one of these benefits:

  • Universal Credit,
  • Child Tax Credit
  • Working Tax Credit
  • Income-based Jobseeker's Allowance
  • Income Related Employment Support Allowance
  • Income Support
  • Housing Benefit
  • Pension Credit

Find out more and apply for a Family Fund Grant