Coping with hearing loss in a hearing world

Soundz Off Directory

Funding and Financial

You may be eligible for funding and other benefits depending on how much your hearing loss impacts on your lifestyle and ability to work.

There is a huge amount of information already out there to help you and we are constantly updating our list to bring you links to the latest information, equipment and news about all things hard of hearing (HoH). We hope you find the Directory useful and if you have any useful links that you'd like us to add, please contact us.

Name of organisation (Click to open in new window) Overview
Access to Work Access to Work grant providing practical support to stay in work, start work or start a business (England, Scotland, Wales only)
HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) Online appointment request form for hearing or speech-impaired customers
Medical Research Council New package of 3.5m funding for research organisations interested in improving hearing aid technology
Railcard Disabled Persons Railcard gives 1/3 off most rail fares throughout Great Britain and, if travelling with an adult companion, they get 1/3 off their rail fare - includes hearing loss
PIP Personal Independence Payment replaces Disability Living Allowance (DLA) for people with a long-term health condition or disability aged 16 to 64