Reach Out Nottinghamshire (RON), is a project run by Disability Nottinghamshire and funded by the BIG Lottery Fund.
RON has been established for two years and helped over 700 people in the Nottinghamshire area on a wide variety of subjects from benefits to accessing services to appeals. We’ve also visited groups across the county to give presentations about the project, how we can assist people locally and the various changes that have happened regarding benefits.
We been hugely successful and have helped people to either gain or retain approx £1.6 million in benefits.
At Disability Nottinghamshire, we pride ourselves on offering a free advice service to disabled people, their carers and professionals alike. There is no criteria to access this service, it is open to everyone & it is free.. Our outreach advisors can provide help and assistance on all types of disability and caring benefits which include but is not exclusive to the following:
‘Better off checks’ to see if you are receiving everything you are entitled to:
Completing and explaining forms
Making claims for benefits including the new Personal Independence Payment (PIP) or Employment Support Allowance (ESA)
Housing and Council tax benefit
Appeals and tribunals
If you would like to see one of our advisors, please contact us first to book an appointment on – 01623 658 060. For more information, please check our website: www.disabilitynottinghamshire.org.uk