Emergency assistance fund
How assistance is provided
The council will offer assistance in one of the following ways:
- Provide quality, second-hand goods wherever possible via direct referrals to suppliers, within 10 days.
- Provide food or food vouchers, within 24 hours depending on circumstances.
- Provide standard shop-specific payment cards within 2 days.
No awards can be made in the form of cash or direct payments to customers.