Funding sources for mobility scooters and disability equipment
A rundown of charities which may be able to help you with subsidising the purchase of a mobility scooter and other disability equipment.
Telephone 0345 300 1348
Will fund powered wheelchairs for children under 18 years of age at the time of application, providing that the household annual income is under £45,000.
Telephone 01904 550055
Will contribute towards the purchase of mobility equipment for children and young adults.
Boparan Charitable Trust
Telephone 0121 214 9364
Will fund mobility equipment for young people or may contribute if equipment cost is too high.
Fashion and Textile Children’s Trust
Telephone 0300 123 9002
Contributes towards the funding of equipment for the children of people who are working in or have previously worked in the fashion or textile industries.
Newlife, the charity for disabled children
Telephone 01543 468888
Will contribute towards equipment for children.
Access to work
Can give support to people, 16 years old or over, who are at work or about to start a job, in England, Wales or Scotland, subject to meeting criteria. Support doesn’t affect other benefits.
Telephone 020 85901124
Offers support to Service personnel who have lost limbs and need support in purchasing mobility and other equipment.
SSAFA (Soldiers, Sailors, Air Force Association)
Telephone 0800 731 4880
Provides financial support for service personnel and their families.
Telephone 0118 9842588
Provides support towards the purchasing of powerchairs, seating and scooters.
Telephone 01206 323420
Colchester Catalyst Charity is a grant making trust that offers various forms of financial assistance including special medical or mobility equipment for individuals.
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