Money Matters

The Thalidomide Trust was set up to help beneficiaries manage financially throughout their lives.

We offer a wealth of financial support depending on your current needs, including information, tailored plans and one-to-one support should you need it.

You can contact the Finance team on 01480 474074 or by email.

Choose from the topics below to find out more.

About The Team & Service

Thalidomide Trust Finance team members

Meet the Finance team, find out how they can help you and contact the team

Meet the team


benefits at a glance

Government benefits are available to help with living expenses which people affected by thalidomide can apply for

See benefits available

Funding & Grants

Grants and schemes are available for people with disabilities to help make daily life easier

Find out more

Personal Budgeting

personal budgeting

A personal budget plan will help you to improve how you oversee and manage your finances

Set up a personal budget plan

Future Planning

older couple planning details

Plan for the future in order that your welfare and estate is protected and managed according to your wishes

How to plan for the future

Trust Grants

annual grant

Learn more about the beneficiary grants from the Trust and what they can be used for

More about Trust grants

Advances & Lending


A look at options to finance major purchases or unexpected expenditure for emergencies

Find the best lending options

‘Future Money Matters’ Events

Information from past events focused on finance topics that are relevant to all beneficiaries

See all event information