Advice: How to cope with the increasing cost of energy if you are disabled?

Here are some tips to help you focus on your response to the Cost of Living crisis. These are from an excellent article on the Inclusion London website. They support over 70 Deaf and Disabled Organisations working across every London borough. Visit their website here for more detailed advice and more tips. Make sure you … Continue reading Advice: How to cope with the increasing cost of energy if you are disabled?

RNIB Help With The Cost of Living Crisis

The RNIB offer free practical and emotional support to help people with sight loss deal with increasing financial pressures. People with sight loss are entitled to financial support to help with the extra costs associated with their disability. They can help you identify the financial help, tax allowances and concessions you could be entitled to and … Continue reading RNIB Help With The Cost of Living Crisis

PIP delays leave Disabled people hundreds of millions of pounds out of pocket

Hundreds of thousands of Disabled people are having to wait for £300 million of vital support because of delays to Personal Independence Payment (PIP) applications, according to new analysis from Citizens Advice. Citizens Advice said: “PIP, which can see people with an illness, disability or mental health condition receive up to £157 a week, is … Continue reading PIP delays leave Disabled people hundreds of millions of pounds out of pocket

Cost of Living support – how to claim & how to avoid scams

Over eight million households on means-tested benefits will automatically get the first Cost of Living payment instalment of £326 from this month. This means that, combined with other support, millions of low-income households across the UK will receive at least £1,200 from the Government by Christmas to ease Cost of Living pressures. £326 – the … Continue reading Cost of Living support – how to claim & how to avoid scams

Huge majority of the people struggling with fuel poverty are Disabled people

The headlines are full of facts and figures about how many of us are being plunged into fuel poverty as the cost of living sky rockets. But nobody is joining the dots to see exactly who these people are. A huge majority of people struggling right now are a very specific group of people nobody … Continue reading Huge majority of the people struggling with fuel poverty are Disabled people