Applying for health and social benefits
All of the benefits below are managed and paid for by central government. Please use the links to apply for the benefit or to find out further information.
You can apply for Attendance Allowance if you are aged 65 years or over and are physically or mentally disabled. Attendance Allowance can help to pay for personal care costs. You can find out more information and apply on the Gov.uk
You can apply for Carer's Allowance if you are aged 16 or over and spend at least 35 hours a week caring for someone. You can find out more information and apply on Gov.uk.
Disability Living Allowance for children
Disability Living Allowance is for disabled children under 16 years of age. You can find out more information and apply on Gov.uk
Employment and Support Allowance
You can apply for Employment and Support Allowance if you have an illness or disability which affects your ability to work. You can find out more information and apply on Gov.uk.
Personal Independence Payment (PIP)
You can apply for Personal Independence Payments if you are aged 16 to 64. Personal Independence payments help to pay towards some of the extra costs caused by a disability or long-term ill health. For further details see Gov.uk.