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24+ Advanced Learning Loans

You can apply for an Advanced Learner Loan to help with the costs of a course at a college or training provider in England. Loan eligibility does not depend on your income and there are no credit checks. Check if you’re eligible before you apply for an Advanced Learner…

Adding a father's name to a birth certificate

Re-register your child’s birth to add the natural father’s details to the birth record. The form you fill in depends on whether: you marry the natural father after your child’s birth was registered - you must re-register the birth by law you’re not married but you want…

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Bereavement Payment

You may be able to get a £2,000 Bereavement Payment if your spouse or civil partner died before 6 April 2017. This is a one-off, tax-free, lump-sum payment. If your spouse or civil partner died on or after 6 April 2017 you may be eligible…

Correct a birth registration

What corrections can be made: You can apply for a birth registration correction when the information is wrong - for example if a mistake was made when recording a parent’s occupation. You can’t apply for a correction to show new information if circumstances change after…

Correct a death registration

What corrections can be made: You can’t change a death certificate once it’s been issued, but you can apply to get a note added to the original entry in the death register. You can then get an updated certificate issued that shows this note. Corrections…

Council Tax Reduction Scheme - Disabled Reduction

This gives help towards your Council tax bill if the appropriate disability criteria are satisfied. To qualify for a reduction your home must contain either: a room which is not a bathroom, kitchen or lavatory and is mainly used for meeting the needs of a…

Disability premiums

Disability premium is an extra amount automatically added to your Income Support or income-based Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) if you qualify for it. You could get at least: £33.55 a week - single person £47.80 a week - couples You might get more if you qualify for the…

Easy read guides

Easy read documents use simple language and pictures.  Below are some important links to easy read guides about SEND (special educational needs and disabilities), social care and education: SEND Support: easy-read guide for parents. Changes to the special educational needs and disability support system SEND support:…

Funding for ex Clay and China Clay workers

Imerys Charity Trust Ex employees of china clay can apply for funding for an item. Applications should be made in writing (details below) and they are most likely to fund a specific item (rather than just offer cash payments). Write to: Andrew Russell, Imerys Employees'…
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