Disability Relocation Assistance

A grant to help disabled people move to a more suitable property

Disability Relocation Assistance is a grant of up to £3,000 to assist people with disabilities with the costs of moving home.

What can I get help with?

Typical costs include:

  • Removal costs
  • Legal costs including fees for searches
  • Home Information Pack costs
  • Disconnection and reconnection of household appliances
  • Removal and reinstallation of disability equipment

Am I eligible for this grant?

To qualify for this grant, the following criteria apply:

  • You must be unable to afford the full cost of the eligible relocation expenses. This will be established using a Test of Resources (means test).
  • The property you are moving from must be in Cheshire East (although the property you are moving to doesn't necessarily have to be in Cheshire East)
  • The disabled person must have been assessed as needing adaptations by an OT but your current property can't be adapted

How can I apply?

Please talk to your Occupational Therapist. If you do not have an Occupational Therapist, contact Referral and Advice on 01625 374028.

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0300 123 5017 (select option 3)

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