Ben Fund office: +44 (0) 1444 417 979

Free 24hr helpline: 0800 587 3428

Overseas Helpline: +44 203 701 7066


ICE Ben Fund Office to speak to a staff member directly (8.45am-5pm, Mon-Fri) or Contact us
24/7 helpline for help on a number of issues and for urgent help outside of Ben Fund office hours (contact number from UK & Overseas shown above)

Illness & disability

Looking after Your wellbeing

If you, or a member of your family, is suffering from a serious illness or disability, we can provide a package of support to help you cope.

So when illness and disability lets you down, we won’t.

How we can help

From financial assistance due to loss of earnings or increased costs to emotional support to help you, or your family, deal with your change of circumstances, we can help.

Financial assistance

We can help financially in many ways:

Financial support for disabled and disadvantaged students

Emergency grants in a crisis

Monthly payments to those on very limited incomes

Wheelchairs, scooters and mobility aids

Grants towards house repairs or maintenance

Help with residential or nursing home fees

Equipment for the disabled

Carer’s breaks and respite care

Emotional support

24/ 7 helpline

Counselling (by telephone or face-to-face)

Downloads & Links

Your Back Up leaflet pdf
Your Answers leaflet pdf
Your Education leaflet pdf
Your Education Grant application form