Grants for carers

If you're looking after a cared for person who lives in Leicestershire, find out if you're eligible.

Hospital discharge grant for carers


This is a short term scheme which runs until 31 March 2024.

A short term one-off scheme, that applies if the cared for has been discharged from hospital recently.

Carers can apply for this scheme if the:

  • cared for person lives within Leicestershire county
  • cared for person has been discharged from hospital in the last 4 weeks
  • cared for person needed the carers help and support to keep them safe
  • carer incurred any additional cost, resulting from the discharge of the cared for person

For more information and to apply:

Apply for the grant with VASL

Closing date for applications: 31 March 2024.