for FAMILiES OF CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DOWN'S SYNDROME

What is Disability Living Allowance?


DLA is a non-means tested (i.e your income doesn't count to claim it) government allowance that is paid to children under 16 who have a disability


You can claim online at https://www.gov.uk/disability-living-allowance-children

or order the forms through the post


Where can I get advice on claiming?

If you need further advice on a claim, please ask your Portage worker to see if they can help. The group can, in exceptional circumstances, assist with a form but we can't write it for you.


National help, advice and Guidance on Claiming DLA


For People living in Southampton:


For people living in Hampshire:


Turned down for DLA or want to appeal the Rate?

​Here is a guide: