3. What you'll get

How much Access to Work grant you get depends on your circumstances.

Your grant may be capped depending on when it was awarded or last reviewed - whichever is more recent.

Access to Work grants are reviewed once a year.

Date awarded or last reviewed Upper limit
Between 1 April 2016 and 31 March 2017 £41,400
On or after 1 April 2017 £42,100

Your grant will not be capped if it was awarded before 1 October 2015.

The money can pay for things like:

  • adaptations to the equipment you use
  • special equipment
  • fares to work if you can’t use public transport
  • a support worker or job coach to help you in your workplace
  • a support service if you have a mental health condition and you’re absent from work or finding it difficult to work
  • disability awareness training for your colleagues
  • a communicator at a job interview
  • the cost of moving your equipment if you change location or job