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Autism Bedfordshire Adult Services - Benefits & Welfare Support

Autism Bedfordshire

Main information

Type of service: Advocacy (general), Local groups, Professionals support networks

Social security benefits are financial payments. Some benefits are paid to meet basic living costs, some are paid for specific expenses such as rent, other benefits are paid if you meet certain criteria such as being in full-time work. There are dozens of different benefits and many have complex rules. We are now able to offer one-to-one confidential support sessions in person or online to help you start to find out which of those benefits might be relevant to you. What we can help with... • Completing benefit forms • Check over forms you have completed • General benefit advice • Help with Mandatory Reconsideration (if a benefit has been refused) • Representation at tribunal • Debt advice and support • Managing your money and budgeting Benefits we are able to advise on... • DLA (disability living allowance) • PIP (personal independence payments) • Universal Credit

 

Eligibility

Age: From age 18 to 100

Aimed at: Adult

Gender: All genders

Registrations & Approaches

Specialisms: Exclusively autism specific

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Autism Bedfordshire is an independent charity that provides information, advice and practical support to children, young people and adults with autism and their families in Bedfordshire.

Autism Bedfordshire

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Contacts

You can contact us by phone email or post.

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01234 214871

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enquiries@autismbeds.org

Locations

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Autism Bedfordshire , Suite B1, 1 Hammond Road, Elms Farm Industrial Estate, Bedford, MK41 0UD