Information on support for Benefits, Finance and Budgeting

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HOUSING OPTIONS AND DIMENSIONS

My Home and Money is a guide published by Dimensions on managing money and living independently.

INDEPENDENT LIVING FUNDS

Important Information about changes to Independent Living Funds (ILF)

MONEY MADE EASIER

Arc has produced a series of easy read picture guide booklets to banking and  through the Making Money Easier Project. The  booklets Choosing a Bank AccountUsing a Bank AccountYour Money Your Home and a supplement Explaining some of the word used in banking can be downloaded to read or print.

MONEY MADE CLEAR

Guides on benefits and financial support, dealing with someone else’s money, coping with rent and bills, managing money and budgeting, staying safe against scams, getting help with money decisions, dealing with debt and lots more.

SCIE

Has produced a booklet called Direct Payments:Answering frequently asked questions

THE CHARTERED INSTITUTE OF TAXATION

published a report in January 2008; Independent Living, Direct Payments and the Tax System.

THE DISABILITY ALLIANCE

ESA Employment & Support Allowance 2008-2009 A guide to ESA for people with a disability or long-term health condition, their families, carers and advisers.

DWP

has useful information on the Employment and Support Allowance which was introduced in October 2008.

BENEFITS AND WORK

Useful information on work-related disability benefits and others advice

www.benefitsandwork.co.uk/

 

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