2. DLA rates for children
Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for children is a tax-free benefit made up of 2 components (parts). The child might qualify for one or both components.
|Care component||Weekly rate|
|Mobility component||Weekly rate|
How DLA for children is paid
DLA is usually paid every 4 weeks.
All benefits, pensions and allowances are paid into your bank, building society or credit union account.
You might qualify for Carer’s Allowance if you spend at least 35 hours a week caring for a child who gets the middle or highest care rate of DLA.