Benefits and support

If you're blind or partially sighted, there's a host of benefits and support available to make life easier, but sometimes this can feel like a maze of rules and regulations.

Our benefits and support guides look to untangle this web of paperwork, so that you can get the help available to you. We will show the benefits you could be entitled to – whether you are in or out of work, the concessions you could claim, and who could help you with a grant to buy the items you need.

What benefits could you be claiming?

Calculate your benefits

The benefits you're entitled to depends on your own personal circumstances. We have an easy to use calculator that asks you some questions about your situation and then tells you exactly how much you may be missing out on.

What benefits should I be receiving?

What other support is available to you?

Download our leaflet on the benefits and concessions you could be entitled to

Part of our "Starting out" series of leaflets, "Benefits, concessions and registration" takes a look at the main benefits and concessions you could claim if you are blind or partially sighted, plus how you can go about registering your sight loss:

For information about Northern Ireland, please download our Starting out: Benefits, concessions and certification in Northern Ireland leaflet:

This information has been produced with kind support from The Lord Leonard and Lady Estelle Wolfson Foundation.


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