Brought to you by Ruils, funded by the Office for Disability Issues, is a comprehensive guide for disabled or elderly people in need of support to live independently to be able to share ideas, interests, skills and resources to set up shared support arrangements. 

What is pooling budgets?

  • Pooling is a way to spend time with other people who want to do similar things.
  • Pooling is a way of sharing skills, interests, ideas, or the cost of doing or buying something you all want to share.

On this website, you will find:

  • A step by step guide to effective pooling arrangements.
  • Useful templates and checklists for you to use.
  • Examples of successful pooling to spark ideas and inspire you.
  • Answers to the typical questions others have asked. Go to FAQ
  • A forum for you to make contact with others and / or keep in touch with your group. Go to finding friends.
  • A page for Local Authorities and other organisations supporting Direct Payment recipients.

Service Details

Disability Action & Advice Centre (DAAC), 4 Waldegrave Road, Teddington, TW11 8HT (directions displayed on map)
Ruils - Disability Action & Advice Centre (DAAC)
Service Type:
Direct Payments
Primary Client Group:
Physical Disability

Cost & Availability

Direct Payments Additional Support

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This page was last updated on 27 June 2019

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This page was last updated on 27 June 2019


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020 8831 6083