Other financial support
There are a range of other welfare benefits and grants deaf children, deaf young people and their families may be eligible for.
Carer's Allowance (CA)
Carer's Allowance is a benefit for people who care for someone, provided the person they care for receives certain benefits.
Disabled Students' Allowance (DSA)
Deaf students might need extra support to access their university course. DSA is a grant for disabled students.
EMA is a benefit paid to students from low-income families, who are studying or live in Wales, Scotland or Northern Ireland.
Universal Credit is for working age people who are on a low income or out of work to help with living and housing costs.
New style ESA is a benefit for people aged 16 or over who find it harder to work because of illness or a disability.
Access to Work
Access to Work provides money which you can use to pay for additional support or equipment at work.
Grant-giving organisations can help people in need by providing funding or goods and services, such as equipment or holidays.