Money (Early Years)

Need advice on money matters? These links may be useful…

What Benefits are you entitled to?

Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

for children may help with the extra costs of looking after a child who:

  • is under 16
  • has difficulties walking or needs more looking after than a child of the same age who doesn’t have a disability

They will need to meet all the eligibility requirements.


 

downloadBenefits and Financial Help, an A -Z of links via the Government Website giving advice as to what you may be able to claim. Click on the logo to go to their website


 support-charity-family-fund-logo-lrgFamily Fund:

is the UK’s largest grant-giving charity for families raising disabled or seriously ill children, helping 72,043 families last year with over £33 million of grants and services.

Click on the logo to go to their website


Jobcentre Plus

Contact Jobcentre Plus on 0800 055 6688


CATCHUP

Provides benefits help to people with disabilities, support in applications, and advice about grants, equipment etc.
01554 776850

click here for further information


Citizens’ Advice Bureau (CAB)

Can advise on a variety of topics including money, benefits and legal issues.
0844 477 2020
‘Better Advice Better Health’ Advisers are now based at Ammanford CAB and can assist with:
·  Completing all types of benefit claim forms
·  Appealing benefit decisions
·  Benefit checks to maximise income
and much more . . .
They also hold outreach surgeries
through-out the county.
For more information on Better Advice Better Health contact 07928 469393


 Money Made Clear Wales

Provides information and advice on money matters

click here for more information


Support for parents and financial help with childcare costs

click here for further information

Turn2us

Turn2us – helps people find appropriate sources of financial support available to them through welfare benefits and grants, quickly and easily based on their particular needs and circumstances.
e-mail: info@turn2us.org.uk
Tel: 0808 802 2000 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday
Turn2us, Unit 9, Cefn Coed Parc, Nantgarw, Cardiff CF15 7QQ


Nest

Nest is the Welsh Government’s fuel poverty scheme. It aims to help reduce the number of households in fuel poverty and make Welsh homes warmer and more fuel-efficient places to live. If you’re worried about the cost of heating your home, you can call 0800 512 012 free from a landline or 0300 456 2655 from a mobile phone.


Debt Help and Advice

For help, advice and support on financial and debt problems please click here


Disability Grants 

‘Helping you save time finding the right Grant…’ Fab website for lots of different information as well as Grants, just Click on the link


“Does your child have additional support needs but they don’t meet social services criteria?

Would they like to attend their local after school club, play scheme or similar activity, but are unable due to those needs? If the answer is yes to both the above then Carmarthenshire Children’s Inclusion Scheme (CCIS) may be able to help!! CCIS is able to offer funding for children not eligible…”

Click on the link for their poster and contact details CCIS Poster