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Household Support Fund applications are open

A grant of up to £300 per household is now available to residents with low income. It offers help with food, fuel bills and other related essentials.

Find out if you're eligible for the Household Support Fund and apply today.

Household support fund

What happens next?

We will make a decision based on the information provided in the application form and any other information available to us.

Once we have made a decision we will give you a written notice advising:

  • whether an award has been made
  • the reason for the decision
  • the intended use of the award

How will payments be made?

If successful, we will make a payment directly to your bank account.

Funding will be provided as quickly as possible to meet the agreed needs of the household.

What if I am not awarded any money?

The scheme is discretionary and there are no appeal rights.

If unsuccessful, you can ask us to look at your case again within five days of our decision.