Access to Work: get support if you have a disability or health condition

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Apply for an Access to Work grant

Check you’re eligible before you apply.

If you’re a civil servant, your employer will provide support instead of Access to Work. Contact them directly to arrange this.

You can apply for Access to Work online or by phone.

You’ll need to give:

  • your contact details
  • your workplace address and postcode
  • information about how your condition affects your work and what support you think you need
  • details of a workplace contact who can confirm you work there, if you’re employed (they will not be contacted without your permission)
  • your Unique Taxpayer Reference (UTR) number, if you’re self-employed

If you need the form in other formats, such as braille, large print or audio CD, call the Access to Work helpline.

Apply online

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Apply by phone

You can apply by calling the Access to Work helpline. Make sure you have all the necessary details with you when you call.

Access to Work helpline

Telephone: 0800 121 7479
Textphone: 0800 121 7579
Relay UK (if you cannot hear or speak on the phone): 18001 then 0800 121 7479
British Sign Language (BSL) video relay service if you’re on a computer - find out how to use the service on mobile or tablet
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
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