Disabled facilities grants
Disabled facilities grants assist in enabling those with a
disability to live independently in their own home. The grant
is to a maximum of £30,000.
Grants can be awarded to make adaptations to enable the person
to live more independently in their own home.
These adaptations could include the installation
of stair lifts, adaptation of the
bathroom and/or kitchen and the widening doors.
Before applying for a Disabled Facilities Grant you should
contact Hertfordshire County on 0300 123 4042 or check details on
web page and request an occupational therapist assessment
for a Disabled Facilities Grant. Following this assessment you will
be referred to the Council to see if you qualify.
These grants are means tested for adults which will determine
how much, if anything, you will have to contribute towards the cost
of the work.
The Council will look at the income and capital of the disabled
Assistance is subject to meeting certain criteria. Contact the
Council on firstname.lastname@example.org
or 01992 785511 for further information.