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Community Law Service - Disability Benefits for Children and Young People.

Type of service:
Finance And Funding
Address:
49-53 Hazelwood Road, Northampton
Telephone number:
01604 621038
Mobile number:
N/A
Service description:
Specialist advice on:
• Disability Benefits for Children and Young People 0-18 with Physical Disability/ SEND/ Illness (no diagnosis/ specific statement necessary, however some additional evidence to support concern required to progress claim i.e. evidence from school, GP etc.)
• Other Welfare Benefits and grants for the family
• PiP claims for 16-18 year olds

Additional:
• Benefit checks, which benefits entitled to claim
• Help with completion of forms
• Negotiation with other agencies e.g. DWP and local council
• Access to grants
• Help with challenging decisions
• Representation at appeal tribunals
• Office based appointments or home visits if needed

Cost:
N/A
Age range:
0 - 18 years
Opening hours:
N/A
Ofsted Inspection Grade:
N/A
Additional information:
Appointments within CLS offices (Northampton, Wellingborough & Rushden), community venue or home visit if necessary. Following referral receipt contact should be made within 7 days although this may be quicker. Referral form on website. Referrals for Disability Benefits can be made direct to caseworker via e-mail. Website has factsheets available that can be downloaded as necessary.
Eligibility criteria:
  • A Child With A Disability
  • Child With Additional Needs
  • Lives In Northamptonshire
  • Parent Of A Child With Special Educational Needs / Disabilities
Referral route:
  • Completion Of Referral Form
  • Referral By Family Member
  • Referral By Professional
  • Visit Website
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