Money Benefits & Budgets

Grants website

Website with comprehensive list of funding sources for families on low income. You can search by type of grant (children, adults, holidays, equipment etc) or by condition within the family to find specialist pots for families affected by illness or disability.

‘We Care’ Financial capability resources for young adult carers

Resources for practitioners to support young adult carers around managing their money. Includes activities on planning and budgeting, smart buying and getting and using credit.

Short Breaks Grants for Parents / Carers of Disabled Children & Young People

One-off payment up to £400 per family to support parents or carers of disabled children and young people to access a short break

Getting into Work: A Guide for Young Adult Carers in England

This handbook is for young adult carers who want to get into work. It will be particularly useful if you are looking for work for the first time, have been out of work for a while or if you are in work but looking for a new job.

The Site

Contains information about many issues that may affect or worry for young people, including a range of mental health conditions and self-harm, housing, money, and drugs and alcohol.