Motability can offer charitable Grants that may be able to help if the Motability car or Wheelchair Accessible Vehicle (WAV) you would like is out of your price range.
The Motability Charitable Grants Programme offers financial support to try and assist people with a disability so that they still have access to transportation.
Motability help disabled people who want to use their government-funded Mobility Allowance to get the vehicle and adaptations they need.
Motability offer Charitable Grants to people who would otherwise be unable to afford what they need.
These grants can be used to help fund the following:
This Scheme provides a short term, leased vehicle to families in need who have a child under the age of three.
If successful, the Family Fund Mobility Support Scheme pays for the lease of a suitable vehicle until the child reaches the age of three, at which point they can qualify for the higher rate mobility component of the Disability Living Allowance (DLA) and lease a Motability Scheme vehicle themselves.
The Driving Assessment Grant Programme is a new scheme being trailed that will help provide driving assessments, vehicle adaptations and familiarisation lessons to non-Motability customers who are in receipt of a qualifying means-tested or disability-related benefit.
The Access to Work programme supports disabled people in work.
An Access to Work grant could pay for Special equipment, adaptations or support worker services to help you in work. Another way it can support disabled people in the workplace is helping you get to and from work whether that be public transport or funding for special adaptations on your own vehicle.
To get help from Access to Work you must: