Disability Relocation Grant

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

How much is the grant?

Up to £2,000.

What can I get help with?

You can get help towards reasonable moving costs:

  • professional removal 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 removal costs. 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 property you are moving from must not be suitable for your needs, as assessed by an Occupational Therapist
  • the property you are moving to must be better suited to your needs. 

How can I apply?

Contact the Occupational Therapy Referral and Advice team on 0300 123 5010 option 2 to request an assessment.

You can contact the Care and Repair service for more information about this grant.

Contact us

careandrepair@cheshireeast.gov.uk

0300 123 5017 (select option 4)


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