If you would like to receive independent advice on housing or on benefits legal issues accessing care and support your rights as a carer and a range of other issues then you can contact citizens advice westminster. You could get a grant from your council if you re disabled and need to make changes to your home for example to.
There are a number of grants available for individuals who are disabled to support the costs for adaptations and facilities in the home including bathroom and shower adaptations.
Council grants for bathrooms. They ll agree this with you when they approve your application. If you are looking to invest in a walk in bath walk in shower or wet room it is best to understand what financial support is available to you as well as the application process as applications can take up to several months to process. Social services or your local environmental health department may be able to offer dfgs of up to 30 000 in.
Put your details into their grants finder below and see which grants you might be eligible to apply for. Turn2us is a national charity which helps people in financial need to gain access to welfare benefits charitable grants and other financial help. For example it can t say it will never give any grants and it must take your individual circumstances into account if you apply for help.
The warm homes healthy people scheme can offer grants to people in some areas of westminster to improve heating and insulation or to replace old kitchens and bathrooms. Update 9 june. Grants for bathroom adaptations.
You can apply to your local council for a disabled facilities grant. If you have a chronic illness or a disability that prevents you from getting into and out of the bath easily and you intend to live in your current property for the next five years you may be eligible for a disabled facilities grant dfg. Also the rules must not discriminate against you because of your age disability gender reassignment pregnancy and maternity race religion or belief sex or sexual orientation.
Your council must find you somewhere to live while work is carried out and pay for the cost of this. The council may pay the contractor directly or give you a cheque to pass on to them. We understand that broxbourne council are expecting to launch this scheme later today which provides potential funding for those businesses that did not qualify for funding support under the business support grant fund or self employment income support scheme for broxbourne council businesses applications must be submitted directly by the applicant to broxbourne.
Widen doors and install ramps improve access to rooms and facilities eg. You ll be paid either. The grant helps you adapt your home to make it suitable for a disabled person.
When you ll be paid. You may also get money from your council to pay for the cost of moving and the inconvenience it.