The grant that is available to carry out adaptations in your home is called a Disabled Facilities Grant (DFG).

You can apply for a DFG if you are over 18 years of age and if you:-

  • Own your own home
  • Are a tenant of a private landlord or housing association
  • Are a landlord applying on behalf of a disabled tenant

If adaptations are required for a child the parent or guardian can apply on their behalf.

The Home Improvement Agency will make an application for a grant to the relevant Grant’s Officer at your local authority. The maximum funding available is £30,000.

Your local authority may be able to help if the work you need will cost more than this. Cambs HIA can also advise you about other sources of funding.

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