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Freedom Activity Support Payment (FASP)

Application for the Freedom Activity Support Payment are now closed.

Any applications received after Friday 12 June 2020 will not be considered.
Please note: The final decision as to eligibility rests with the FASP Team.

FASP is a one off, personal budget of up to £400 which may be available to families living in the East Riding to support a disabled child/young person who’s special educational needs/ disabilities (SEND) prevents them from accessing age appropriate social and leisure activities. It is really up to the families how the money is used but it must be to enable their child to access age appropriate social and leisure activities.

Eligibility criteria

To be eligible for FASP the child/ young person must be unable to access age appropriate social and leisure activities due to their disabilities and/or complex health needs and be:

  • living in the East Riding
  • registered on Look Ahead
  • aged 7 and under 18 years at the time of the application
  • in receipt of an Education Health and Care Plan
  • not be receiving any Local Authority specialist packages of support for example: a Social Care package, overnight residential support or direct payments.

Payment information

The payment will be made in two installments, the first being £240, and the second payment of £160 will only be released on receipt of a completed monitoring form.

How to apply and further information

 

For further information including an application form and full eligibility criteria, please contact the Freedom Activity Support Payment Team via the contact details below:

Telephone: (01482) 394000 (choosing option 5 then option 2) 
Email: fasp@eastriding.gov.uk