Independent Support Fact Sheet #19: Direct Payments

Written by Independent SupportDate 18 Aug 2014

Independent Support have produced a series of fact sheets as part of the training provided to Independent Supporters. 

This fact sheet looks at direct payments which is a cash payment made directly to the child’s parent, the young person or their nominee, allowing them to arrange provision themselves.

This document goes onto explain how direct payments can be made, when they can be made and what conditions may be placed on them.