Money matters

British Currency

How to finance support and services is a concern for many families. In this section you will find information about financial support and the different benefits, whether you may be entitled to them and how to claim.

When a child turns 16 years old they can claim benefits in their own right. This section will also give advice about the things you need to consider when applying for benefits. The Essex Living Well website contains more information.

If you are looking for Personal budgets, click here. It is located under the One Planning and Education, Health and Care Plan section.