Grants, loans and other support

There are many other types of grants, loans, schemes or financial support that you can apply for if you're affected by Parkinson's.

These include:

  • grants and loans to help with certain one-off or occasional expenses such as funeral costs or cold weather

  • help towards some health costs that you might otherwise pay for, such as prescriptions, eye tests and glasses, dental treatment or travel costs to hospital. Call our helpline on 0808 800 0303 to check what you might be eligible for  

  • help getting around, including the Blue Badge parking scheme, and various travel concessions and exemptions

  • help with Council Tax through a Council Tax discount, the Disability Reduction scheme, or through a Council Tax Reduction scheme

  • Continuing Health Care - a package of care arranged and funded by the NHS in England and Wales, that may be available for people with a high level of healthcare needs

  • Parkinson's UK Grants if you have Parkinson's or are unpaid carer