Benefits and entitlements

As someone living with Motor Neurone Disease, or as their carer, you may be entitled to benefits and entitlements. There are lots of different allowances and benefits, and the MND Association provides a benefits advice service by telephone, e-mail and webchat

Telephone: 0808 801 0620 (free to call)

E-mail and webchat: www.mndassociation.org/benefitsadvice

The MND Association regularly update their helpful guidance, to help everyone understand their rights and their guidance on benefits, information sheet 10A, can be found here. You can also find information on www.citizensadvice.org.uk and www.turn2us.org.uk. The Turn2us site includes a useful benefits calculator

The national benefits advice service had been developed following the successful pilot project delivered here in Greater Manchester with Citizens Advice Manchester.

If you have any comments on the service or suggestions for it’s improvement please contact john.gillies-wilkes@mndassociation.org