Benefits can help you or your loved one live more independently, have a regular job and access your local community.

Make sure you know what you're entitled to, how you can get it and how you can challenge decisions that are made about the support you can get if you don't think they're right.

You can get clear information on a range of disability and work related benefits below.  

How to get the support you need

 

Phone or email our Mencap Direct Team for guidance and information about what support we can offer you.

 

Or why not take a look at FamilyHub? This is our online community for parents and family carers of people with a learning disability, and is a place for sharing experiences, advice and support.

 

Benefits interview

"Hi, my daughter of 28 is due to have the interview to see if her benefits (ESA) should be reduced. Has anyone else had this experience with their son/daughter?"

Got questions? Ask them in FamilyHub, our online community for parents and families.

Read more on FamilyHub

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