Boparan Charitable Trust

The Boparan Charitable trust provides support to young people disadvantaged through disability. The trust has been to known to provide funding for a wide variety of items including wheelchairs, trikes, sensory toys, car seats and lots of other equipment to help improve the quality of life of the children and their families in the UK.

Carers Trust

The carers trust believe that by supporting the people who care for others they can have better lives too.

They provide a range of advice and practical services across the whole of the UK, as well as access for carers holiday etc.

MS grants for young carers

Grants for young carers

We give grants of up to £300 to young carers (15 years and under), and up to £1,000 for young adult carers (16-24 years), to help pay for leisure activities or personal development. This could be for things like school or college trips, sports equipment, music lessons, courses or driving lessons for example.

Contact the Grants team to find out more – phone them on 0300 500 8084 or email grants@mssociety.org.uk

 

The Regulated Social Fund

This fund is to help you pay for specific extra expenses arising from maternity, a funeral, periods of cold weather and winter fuel payments. (You will need to be in receipt of a qualifying benefit)

Carers Allowance

Carer’s Allowance is extra money to help you look after your child if they have substantial caring needs. You could also get Carer’s Credit so there won’t be any gaps in your National Insurance record. Carer’s Allowance is £67.25 a week. You don’t have to be related to, or live with, the person you care for. You must be 16 or over and spend at least 35 hours a week caring for your child.

Telephone: 0800 731 0297 

Catholic Disability Fellowship

They raise funds to provide holidays for disabled children and respite for the parents. They provide moral and financial help for families, giving support for parents of disabled children in seeking appropriate education.