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help with holiday grant

Posted: Tue Mar 13, 2007 10:54 pm
by colmadcap
can anyone tell me if there are any grants towards holidays ..would love to take my wife who is disabled and kids away somewhere for a break but cannot afford it on our benefits..any advice would be of great use to us

thanx
col and mal

There are a number of

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:11 am
by charles47
There are a number of grant making trusts around that may be able to help - I suggest you contact the Careline or find a local carers group/carers centre, who would possibly be able to help.

With most trusts you need to go through a social worker, health visitor or voluntary agency (registered as a charity).

There are a few websites

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 9:10 am
by Matt Hill
There are a few websites listed on our Finding help pages that might help

1) Holiday Care
Holiday and travel information for disabled and older people.
2) Holiday Homes for the Handicapped
A charity providing holiday accommodation for disabled people.
3) Disabled Access Holidays
features holiday destinations that are suitable for disabled travellers in a number of different countries.

http://www.carersuk.org/Information/Findinghelp

Look under national organisations and then under general disability links

Matt

HOLIDAY HELP

Posted: Wed Mar 14, 2007 6:55 pm
by g.herschel
DO YOU HAVE ANY LINK WITH ARMY,NAVY,AIR FORCE, IF SO LIKE MY MOTHER YOU CAN GET HELP FROM VETERANS AGENCY OR REGIMENTS OR S.S.A.F.A
MY MOTHER GETS RESPEIT 4 WEEKS PER YEAR I AM SUPPOSED TO PAY IF I JOIN HER BUT CAN GET HELP FROM OTHERS

GEORGE