You can either:
- Click the 'view all services' button to see all services offering help and advice to manage your money.
- Type what you are looking for in the 'keywords' box to search for services.
A personal budget is the amount of money the Council will pay towards any social care and support you need. You can receive your budget in two ways:
Having a notional budget means that the local authority and public health hold the funds and buys the help, support or services specified in the EHCP.
Receiving direct payments lets you choose and buy the services you need yourself.
Direct payments let you choose and buy the services you need yourself, instead of getting them from the Council.
The payments can be used for things like employing personal assistance, accessing short breaks or respite care, or purchasing aids, adaptations and equipment to help you remain safe at home.