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Services in Christchurch

Grants and loans for homes in disrepair

We do offer help and financial assistance to support disabled residents to safely access facilities within the home. These grants are provided by the Dorset Accessible Homes Service on our behalf.

The types of grants and loans currently available

The range of assistance varies and may include a grant to carry out major adaptations to the homes of disabled people. For further information contact the Dorset Accessible Homes Service

Essential or emergency work to your home

If you need financial help to carry out essential or emergency works to your home the following organisations may also be able to assist.

The new Emergency Local Assistance provides grants for Dorset residents in a crisis or a situation that poses an immediate threat to their health and safety.

Dorset Accessible Home Service

A service that can assist in finding alternative sources of funding for small, essential building work from government, charity and benevolent associations.

Royal British Legion

Financial assistance and help for those with a service connection.

Soldiers, Sailors, Airmen and Families Association

Practical, emotional and financial support for anyone who is serving or has ever served in the armed forces and their families.

Royal Agricultural Benevolent Institution

Support for those with a background working in agriculture.

Further information

For further information on grants for disabled and older people please contact the Dorset Accessible Homes Service directly, for any other queries please contact your local council.

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