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Easy read information about Direct Payments

The following information relates to adults. For those under the age of eighteen please use one of the following links: 


Please follow the links below to find out all about direct payments.



About direct payments






Using direct payments








You are in charge of your direct payment







Getting help with direct payments





Making sure things are ok








Finding out more





If you would like a free copy of this leaflet you can ring 0300 1234 131.

You can also order leaflets on-line using our On-line publications order form.




If you are looking for information about direct payments paid to the parent or carer of a disabled child, or to a disabled young person up to 18 years of age, please go to the Direct Payments page in the Children with Disabilities area.




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