Financial help if you're disabled or have a health condition

Employment and Support Allowance (ESA)

You may be able to get 'new style' ESA if you cannot work because of illness or disability, see:

Personal Independence Payment (PIP)

This is replacing DLA for adults with long-term ill health or a disability, see:

Disability Living Allowance (DLA)

for extra costs looking after a child, see:

Attendance Allowance

This is a tax-free benefit for people who are State Pension age or over and need someone to help look after them, see:

Carer's Allowance

This is extra money to help you look after someone with substantial caring needs, see:

Carers Support West Sussex look to provide unpaid carers with information and guidance along with practical and emotional support, so they feel valued and supported:


You may be eligible for a bus pass or discounts on train fares if you have a disability. Find out more about:

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Page last updated: 17 June 2022

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