Guidance Notes Please read carefully
The Welfare Fund is aimed at those who are living in poverty. They may have been claiming benefits for some time or suffering from a long term heath condition or disability which prevents them from working. They may have caring responsibilities or be escaping an abusive relationship; be a victim of crime or have suffered a traumatic bereavement.
The Welfare Fund is to help people buy essential things that will make a positive contribution to their day- to-day well -being.
Our awards are normally a few hundred pounds in value and a successful award will be made in the form of vouchers, a bank transfer or through our own suppliers.
Please check that you are making an application for something we can help with and that you fit the criteria.
We are currently considering applications for;
We are not currently considering applications for;
Under exceptional circumstances we may consider applications for;
To fit the criteria you must;
How to apply?
You need to fill in the application form below and ensure you have completed everything on the checklist before sending it to us.
Your application must be supported by a professional referrer statement and a recent monthly bank statement and medical evidence where applicable. The.professional referrer statement can either be pasted into the box provided or attached as a file at the end. You will find this easier if you have already uploaded your referrer statement, medical evidence and bank statements onto your device before starting the form and have your income and outgoings to hand.
If you are a referrer making an application on behalf of a client then please give your clients name, email and contact details at the start of the application and your details in the referrers section at the end of the application.
If your application is incomplete we will be unable to process it and it may be rejected.
We look forward to receiving your application
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