Access to Work

Access to Work grants can help you get or stay in work if you have a physical or mental health condition or disability.

Access to Work can help you get or stay in work if you have a physical or mental health condition or disability.

The support you get will depend on your needs. Through Access to Work, you can apply for:

  • a grant to help pay for practical support with your work
  • advice about managing your mental health at work
  • money to pay for communication support at job interviews

Here are examples of the kind of practical support you could use your grant for:

  • BSL interpreters, lip speakers or note takers
  • adaptations to your vehicle so you can get to work
  • taxi fares to work or a support worker if you cannot use public transport
  • a support worker or job coach to help you in your workplace

Learn more on the gov.uk website, or read our Easy Read guide to Access to Work.

How to get support from us

First, check you are eligible. To get support from Access to Work, you must:

  • have a physical or mental health condition or disability that means you need support to do your job or get to and from work
  • be 16 or over
  • be in paid work (or be about to start or return to paid work in the next 12 weeks)
  • live and work (or be about to start or return to work) in England, Scotland or Wales

Apply online for an Access to Work grant.


Contact information


Opening times

Phone-line open Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.


Accessibility

Access to work helpline is available via the following methods: