Me and my family

I am disabled

  1. I would like a care needs assessment

    Information to help you make choices and arrange the care and support you need can be found on the Somerset County Council website.

  2. How do I apply for a disabled rail card or bus pass?

    Information on eligibility and the cost of a disabled person’s railcard can be found on the government website.

    Information on how to apply for a disabled persons bus pass can be found on the Somerset County Council website.

  3. I would like information on Disabled Facilities Grants

    You may be entitled to help to adapt your home so you may remain in it if you are disabled. Find information on how to apply for a Disabled Facilities Grants.

  4. I need advice on employment and training

    You may be eligible for specialist support and training to help you into work if you are disabled, go to the government website for information and advice.

    If you are disabled and looking for work, go to the government website for information and advice.

  5. I would like information on home adaptions and aids

    You may be entitled to help to adapt your home so you may remain in it if you are disabled. Find information on how to apply for a Disabled Facilities Grants.

  6. I am looking to lease a car, scooter or powered wheelchair

    Information on the Motability scheme can be found at The Motability Scheme website.

  7. How do I apply for a disabled person parking bay?

    Information to help you apply for a disabled parking bay can be found on the Somerset County Council website.

  8. How do I apply for a blue badge?

    Information to help you apply for a blue badge can be found on the Somerset County Council website.

  9. I would like a household waste assisted collection

    You may be eligible for assisted refuse and recycling collections if you are unable to take your boxes and bins to the kerbside for health reasons. More information on can be found on the Somerset Waste Partnership website.

  10. I would like information on how I can stay independent

    Information to help you make choices, live independently and arrange the care and support you need can be found on the Somerset County Council website.

  11. How do I get a RADAR key for public toilets?

    Information on accessible public toilets and where RADAR keys can be purchased from can be found here.

  12. I would like information on specialist equipment

    For information and advice on societies, support services and equipment available to use in your home to help you live independently, please go to the Somerset Choices website.

  13. I would like advice on benefits

    If your need information about Housing Benefit or Council Tax Support, see our benefits advice page.

  14. Am I entitled to a discount on my Council Tax bill?

    Depending on your circumstances, you may be entitled to a Council Tax discount or reduction.

    Visit our Council Tax discounts and exemptions page for information.

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