Care & Repair: Grants and funding

Care & Repair Daventry District can help you access any grants and funding support that is available to help pay for the cost of any work that is required on your home.  

One of our friendly caseworkers will visit you to discuss your needs and go through the eligibility criteria for each available grant. They can help you fill in the forms and will contact you to tell you whether you have been successful or not.

You can find out more about the grants that are available and the sort of work they can be used to fund below:

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Disabled Facilities Grants

Disabled Facilities Grants (DFGs) can provide up to £30,000 to help people with a disability pay for a range of necessary improvements and adaptations to their home. The amount awarded is also subject to confirmation of the assessed needs of the disabled person by a suitably qualified professional.

Who can apply?

To apply for a DFG you or someone living in the property must be disabled. A disabled person under the age of 18 is entitled to  the maximum £30,000, but if you are 18 or over the amount you can apply for will depend on your income and savings.

You are eligible to apply for a DFG if you receive any of the following:

  • Disability Living Allowance
  • Personal Independent Payment
  • Council Tax Reduction (not single occupancy reduction)
  • Income support
  • Income-based Job Seekers Allowance
  • Guarantee Pension Credit

If you do not receive any of the above you may still be eligible. Email or contact us on 0300 126 7000 to find out.

What type of work is considered?

The grants can fund a wide range of projects including:

  • Widening doors
  • Installing ramps
  • Stairlifts or hoists
  • Level access showers
  • Ground floor bathroom or bedroom adaptations
  • Driveway and parking solutions
  • Plus many more.


Find out if you're eligible for a Disabled Facilities Grant by:

  • Filling in our online referral form 
  • Emailing
  • Phoning us on 0300 126 7000

Download one of our Disabled Facilities Grant booklets

Care & Repair DFG
Care and repair ramp
Care and repair bathroom