Direct Payments PA Register

Direct Payments is a form of financial support that aims to give people more control over their own social care. It’s available for people who have additional needs.

Am I Eligible for Direct Payments?

To find out if you’re eligible for Direct Payments, you’ll need to be assessed by the Council. You may be eligible if you are:

  • An older person
  • Aged 16 and above and have a disability
  • Have a long-term illness, sensory impairment or mental health issues
  • Have parental responsibility for a child

How We Can Help

We provide free, friendly and independent support and advice for people in Peterborough who receive Direct Payments. We can also help you to setup up and manage your Direct Payments if you’re eligible for the support. To find out more, please get in touch.

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PA Register

Set up in partnership with Peterborough City Council, the PA Register aims to make it easier for personal assistants (PA) to advertise their skills and availability to potential employers. Joining is free and will give you access to a range of training opportunities and a monthly support group, as well as increasing your visibility to organisations looking to recruit PAs.

You can find more information by downloading our PA Register leaflet

To sign up, please complete the PA Register application form and email to Faith Boys on [email protected]

Alternatively you can post your application to:

Faith Boys
Peterborough Council for Voluntary Service
32-34 Cromwell Road

Once you’ve signed up, you can access the PA Register here.

For more information, please contact Faith Boys at [email protected].

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