Benefits Advice Service


Benefits Advice for Families and Carers of children and young people with special
educational needs and disabilities. Support in form filling, reviews, appeals and tribunals. One-off, and on-going advice and support.

Scope provide free, independent and impartial advice and support on issues that matter to disabled people and their families including benefits

What we do:

  • Covering the County of West Sussex.
  • From birth to 25 years. Criteria is Families/Carers of children/young people with disabilities
  • West Sussex Parents and Carers Forum, Family Centres, Schools, Child Disability Teams, Early Years, Portage, and parents can self-refer to the service.
  • Telephone and email support available.
  • All benefits covered.

Our users say:

Fantastic Service. Indepth Knowledge of benefits. Very understanding advice

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Age Range: 1–25

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Contact Details

07850 240 874

03302 222 569

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  • Posted by localoffer on 02 Dec 16 09:31

    "Hi Robert

    Just want to say thanks again !

    I don't think I would have got through it without your help.

    The news still hasn't sunk in.

    It was an extremely stressful day.

    It was worth the stress though.

    Thanks "

    This comment has been posted by the Local Offer Officer as the parent wanted to remain anonymous.