Legal advice for parents of children with a disability or long-term illness

University of Liverpool is offering a free legal advice service, designed to support parents of children living with a disability or chronic illness, both in-patients and out-patients of Alder Hey Hospital.

Advice given is in relation to the following areas:

Support from the Local Authority including assessments, short breaks services, holiday play schemes, care at home, aids and adaptations, financial help with travel costs to schools, direct payments

Welfare benefits general advice about entitlement to benefits related to a child’s disability, including disability living allowance, carers allowance and blue badges

Education provision

For more detail on the scope of the advice on offer and how you could access the service, please click here to visit the Liverpool Law Society web page.

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