Can I get help with taxes to and from the hospital

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I do not live any we’re by the hospital and I have to get taxis to and from there i and disabled and I find it very hard getting on and of buses and I have to get 3 of them  I was just wondering if there is help I could get in any way with it. Thank you so much Annette 

  • Hi  ,

    Thanks for getting in touch.

     As part of our Money and Work Team, we have a dedicated group of Welfare Rights Advisers that I feel would be good for you to talk too. They can check if you’re entitled to state benefits and can help to access other financial support, such as one-off grants to help with those travel costs. You can contact them on freephone 0808 808 0000 and they’re available weekdays 8am – 8pm and weekends 9am – 5pm. If you’d prefer you can also contact them via webchat here by selecting “Chat to us” and then the “Welfare Benefits & Grants” option.

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    Yours Sincerely,

     

    Joe 
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