Disabled Facilities Grants

Description

Grants of up to £50,000 for building modifications to help disabled people to live independently at home.

Telephone 0300 123 5017 and choose option 4.

Service Details

Locations:
Floor 5, Delamere House, c/o Municipal Buildings, Earle Street, Crewe, Cheshire, CW1 2BJ (directions displayed on map)
Organisation:
Cheshire East Council
Service Type:
Money and Benefits Advice
Website:
Age Band:
  • Early Years (Under 5)
  • Children (5-18)
  • Young Adults (14-25)
  • Adults (18+)
  • Older People (65+)
Age Range:
Service offered to all disabled people regardless of age.
Is a referral required?:
Yes
Accepted referral methods:
  • Via Adult Social Care
Additional Referral Information:
Via Occupational Therapy service
Eligibility criteria:
Service offered to disabled people of any age or tenure. For help with Disabled Facilities Grants, an Occupational Therapy assessment is needed.
Provides support to:
  • Older people
  • People with physical disabilities
  • People with sensory impairment
Areas covered in Cheshire East:
  • All Areas of Cheshire East
How is the service provided?:
  • Telephone
  • Email
  • Home visit
Additional information on how service is provided:
Support is available from the Care & Repair Team to make a grant application and organise works. Flexible grants are available for people who want to design their own adaptations.
Cost:
Fee based on the cost of the building works - this fee is covered by the grant.
Communication aids and support available:
  • Large Print Material
  • Translated Material

Opening Times

Days service available:
  • Weekdays only
Opening Times - Monday:
8.30am - 4.30pm
Opening Times - Tuesday:
8.30am - 4.30pm
Opening Times - Wednesday:
8.30am - 4.30pm
Opening Times - Thursday:
8.30am - 4.30pm
Opening Times - Friday:
8.30am - 4.30pm
Opening Times - Saturday:
Opening Times - Sunday:
Additional Opening Times:

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Contact Details

Role:
General contact details
Telephone:
0300 123 5017
Email:
privatehousing@cheshireeast.gov.uk