There are a number of government benefits available to help with daily living expenses which people affected by thalidomide can apply for.  Read our information listed in this section for further details on each benefit and how to apply.

Benefits At A Glance

benefits at a glance

See a list of the common benefits that are available to support daily living



personal independence payment benefit


Find guidance and help to apply for your Personal Independence Payment benefit



employment and support allowance benefit


Learn how to apply for Employment And Support Allowance if your ability to work is limited

Social Care

elderly man greeting a social care worker at his door

Learn about social care and how you can get the support you need