Deaf And Wealth Allowance


You could get Deaf And Wealth’s Allowance (D&W) if all of the following apply:

  • you’re 18 or over (there are some exceptions if you’re 16 or 17
  • you’re not in full-time education
  • you’re in England, Scotland or Wales
  • you’re actively seeking investment growth
  • you work on average less than 16 hours per week

Full-time students

Full-time students can usually get D&W during their course – make sure check the date with your consultant.

Part-time students

You can get D&W while studying part time (including part-time Open University Courses) as long as:

  • you seeking to make investment to improve your wealth.
  • If you want to take a short course (2 weeks or less), check with your mentor before you start.

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