Funding, discounts & freebies!

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  • Funding

Independence at home

Grants for holidays for people with neurological conditions

  • Physical disability
  • Adults
  • Older Adults
  • Children
  • Funding

Individual learning accounts (ILA)

Up to £200 to pay for training and/or courses

  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

Lanfine Respite Breaks

Up to £1,000 for carers of people using Lanfine services with progressive neurological conditions.
  • Physical disability
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

League of the helping hand

Up to £250 for a carer break for people caring for an adult or child who is disabled, elderly or ill.

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Adults
  • Children
  • Funding

Lennox Children's Cancer Fund - care grant

One off care grants for family day trips to a ‘holiday of their dreams’ for children with cancer or leukaemia.

  • Physical disability
  • Children
  • Funding

Life after Stroke Grants - Stroke Association

Up to £400 for ‘stroke survivors in financial hardship’ to have specialised respite care or a family holiday inside the UK

  • Physical disability
  • Adults
  • Discounts

Live in Support (Discount) - Good Care Group - MS Society

Live in care for people suffering from Parkinson’s, Dementia, MND, Stoke, MS. Can support you for a week as a 7 day block or 4 and 3 days. 5%discount for MS society members

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

Macmillan Cancer Care - grant

Around £250 for people with cancer to continue activities they enjoy

  • Physical disability
  • Adults
  • Funding

Margaret Champney Rest and Holiday Fund.

Up to £300 to allow carers to have ‘a complete break while the person cared for is receiving respite care’

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Older Adults
  • Funding

Margarets Fund

Grants for convalescent holidays for women who are in need, and who are in ill health.

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Adults
  • Older Adults
  • Children
  • Funding

Mark Dower Trust

Grant for young people (16-30) with Ataxia to develop skills or hobbies or to pursue educational goals

  • Physical disability
  • High support needs
  • Adults
  • Funding

Mary Macarthur Holiday Trust

Up to £350 for holidays for ‘women who by reason of age, poverty, infirmity, disablement or social or economic circumstances’ require assistance.

  • Physical disability
  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Adults
  • Funding

Matthew Trust

Grants for respite breaks for people with mental health problems (under 25 and over 60)

  • Mental Health
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Children
  • Funding

Mental Health short breaks fund

Up to £200 for short breaks for carers of people living with mental health issues within Midlothian.

  • Mental Health
  • Adults
  • Funding

Mother's Union

Grants towards the cost of a holiday or a free holiday in one of their mobile homes for people experiencing stress in their family life.

  • Adults
  • Children
  • Funding

Motor Neurone Disease Association (MNDA)

Grants for people caring for someone with MND

  • Physical disability
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

Motor Neurone Disease Scotland

Up to £1,000 for people who care for someone with Motor Neurone Disease to take a break from their caring role

  • Physical disability
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

MS Society Short Breaks & Activities Fund

Financial assistance to support people affected by MS – e.g. a holiday, series of activities, cost of a carer within your home or equipment hire

  • Physical disability
  • Carers
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
  • Funding

Not forgotten foundation

Grants for respite breaks for injured serving and ex-service armed services personnel of all ages

  • Physical disability
  • Adults
  • Funding

Parkinson's Society - Mali Jenkins Fund

Up to £1,000 for respite care for people living with Parkinson’s. SUSPENDED FROM 2015.

  • Physical disability
  • Older Adults
  • Adults
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