20 04, 2020

Coronavirus Mental Health Response Fund (CMHRF) Information

By |2020-04-20T08:21:57-05:00April 20th, 2020|Categories: Community Mental Health, Funding, Money|Tags: |0 Comments

Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, more people are looking for support for their mental health. One source of this is likely to be the measures established to limit the virus spread; particularly for those who seek formal and informal networks to support their mental wellbeing. Additional mental health support [...]

17 07, 2018

Challenge Fund

By |2018-07-17T10:57:58-05:00July 17th, 2018|Categories: Funding, Money|Tags: |0 Comments

You may have seen a press release announcing a new Challenge Fund to help tackle the disability employment gap. It is a joint venture launched by the Minister for Disabled People, Health and Work, Sarah Newton, and the Minister for Mental Health and Inequalities, Jackie Doyle-Price and worth £4.2m to [...]

11 10, 2017

Council Tax Discounts for mentally impaired are not being claimed

By |2017-10-11T11:39:01-05:00October 11th, 2017|Categories: Local, Money, National|Tags: , |0 Comments

New research from suggests that tens of thousands of vulnerable people could be missing out on a council tax discount that could save them thousands of pounds. Those diagnosed as “severely mentally impaired” don't have to pay the tax and two-person households, where one is a sufferer, qualify for [...]