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Disabled Facilities Grants (DFG) - WNC

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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.

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

For more information and to apply, visit Disabled Facilities Grants.


  • Brackley Area
  • Daventry Area
  • Northampton Area
  • Towcester Area
  • West Northamptonshire
  • Northamptonshire
Additional languages
Translation and/or Interpreting Available on Request
Age range
Suitable for ages from 0 to 99 years
Referral route
Self Referral
For people with
  • Physical Disabilities
  • Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
Eligibility criteria
  • Special Educational Needs or a Disability (SEND)
  • Assessment Needed
Provider category
  • Targeted Services - Additional Support Needs
  • Specialist Services - For those who require longer-term support


West Northamptonshire Council, One Angel Square, Angel Street
United Kingdom


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Last updated 11 June 2024