Your Connexions Personal Adviser can help to explain how to claim and what you are entitled to. They can also put you in touch with other professionals who can support you. 

Disability Living Allowance for children

Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children is a tax free benefit paid to parents or carers to help with the extra costs of looking after an eligible child.

Employment and Support Allowance for young people

Employment and Support Allowance helps people with an illness or disability to move into work. It has replaced Incapacity Benefit and Income Support paid because of an illness or disability for new claimants. Your Connexions Personal Adviser can help to explain how to claim and what you are entitled to. They can also put you in touch with other professionals who can support you.

Personal Independence Payment

The Personal Independence Payment (PIP) for people aged 16-64 helps with some of the extra costs caused by a long-term health condition or disability.