There are a number of grants available for people with disabilities who need mobility scooters. The government’s Motability Scheme provides grants for mobility scooters and other mobility equipment, and there are also a number of charities that provide grants for mobility scooters.
To apply for a grant from the government’s Motability Scheme, you will need to be in receipt of certain benefits such as Disability Living Allowance or Personal Independence Payment. You can find out more about the eligibility criteria on the Motability Scheme website. Let’s dive deeper:
Motability Scheme by the Department of Work and Pensions (DLA and PIP)
Personal Independence Payment
You should be awarded PIP (Personal Independence Payment), with at least 12 months left, to be eligible for the mutability grant for scooters.
- 16 years and older but younger than the state pension age (Click to calculate your pension age)
- A disability or mental health condition that requires help with mobility and daily living
How much will you receive?
How to apply?
If you’re not eligible for a grant from the Motability Scheme, there are a number of charities that provide grants for mobility scooters. Some of these include:
– The British Red Cross: To check if you’re eligible, dial 0300 456 1914.
– Scope: To see if you’re eligible, visit Scope Mobility
– The Salvation Army