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If you’re deaf or have hearing loss, you may be able to claim disability benefits and grants. You may also be able to get other financial support, depending on your situation.

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Money is a concern for many of us at the moment, so it’s important to know what financial support you might be entitled to.

In this section, you can find information on:

  • benefits and grants that you might be able to get if you are deaf or have hearing loss
  • where to go for benefits advice or support with making a claim.

To find out which benefits you’re entitled to, use the online Turn2us benefits calculator

To get benefits advice or support in British Sign Language (BSL), contact the deafPLUS Advice Line

They also have an online service to help you find local benefits advisors

Benefits and grants for people of working age

Other benefits

Compensation for hearing loss caused by service in the UK armed forces

Page last updated: 8 March 2024

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