This fund is provided by the Department for Work and Pensions and is there to help support vulnerable people and families with rising living costs.

How the Household Support Fund is being spent

  • Providing grants to help with costs for food, energy, and essential items - you can apply for a grant using the form below.
  • Targeted Support - if we identify that you are eligible for support, you will get a letter to let you know how and when you will receive it.
  • Funding the voluntary and community sector - we will provide funding for organisations such as food banks and community groups.

How to apply for a Household Support Fund grant

You can apply for a grant to help with costs for food, energy, and essential items.

Fill in our simple online form.

Clock Completing this form takes around 10 minutes

Paperclip To complete this form you will need to provide a recent bank statement to support your application. This should show your name, address, account details, balance, and recent transactions. All bank accounts and savings accounts should be declared.

We are currently receiving large volumes of applications. You will be contacted by an officer when your application is being looked at, or a decision has been made. We appreciate your patience while we work through the applications.

Apply for a Household Support Fund grant

Emergency support

Get in touch if you or your family are in immediate need or hardship.

Further information

For further cost of living support advice and information visit:

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