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.

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