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Family Fund - Your Opportunity scheme
The Family Fund's Your Opportunity scheme supports disabled and seriously ill young people, aged 18-24 years old who are living at home. Young people cannot apply on their own, the application has to come from the parent or carer.
Funding for Your Opportunity is limited, and funders will accept applications from families on a first-come, first-served basis until the funding is fully allocated.
Who can apply
You can apply if you can say yes to all of the following:
You are the main parent or carer of a disabled or seriously ill young adult aged 18-24, who lives at home with you
You have not received a Your Opportunity grant on behalf of this young adult in the past 12 months
You have lived in the UK for the last six months
You have a low household income, or if you receive a benefit such as Universal Credit, Working Tax Credit, Child Tax Credit etc.
How to apply
The easiest and quickest way to apply is by using Family Fund's family portal. You'll need to register first. Registering is easy and only takes a minute. Once you have registered, you can use your online account to make an application, update your contact details, or track your application. Other ways to apply can be found here.