As of the 1st of April 2013 the National Crisis Loans provision comes to an end, Scotland have devised a new scheme to replace the Social Fund that incudes Crisis Loans Community Care Grants and other welfare provision and this is called the Scottish Welfare Fund.
Each local Authority has its own application process and criteria, however contact details for each can be found below.
|NAME||WEB ADDRESS AND METHODS FOR APPLYING||POSTAL ADDRESS||TEL|
Face-to-face, phone, post,on-line.
|Aberdeen City Council, Scottish Welfare Fund, Revenues & Benefits Finance, Corporate Governance, Business Hub 16, 3rd Floor West, Marischol College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB||0800 030 4713|
|Aberdeenshireemail@example.comFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.||Aberdeenshire Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, PO Box 18533, Inverurie, AB51 5WX||0845 608 0149|
|Angus Council, The Revenues Department, Scottish Welfare Fund, Invertay House, Maule Street, Monifieth, Angus, DD5 4JG||0845 277 7778|
|Argyll & Bute||www.argyll-bute.gov.uk/welfare-fundPhone, post,on-line.
|Argyll & Bute Council, Scottish Welfare Fund Section, Witchburn Road, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6JU||01546 605512|
|Clackmannanshire||www.clacksweb.org.ukFace-to-face,phone, post,on-line.||Clackmannanshire Council, Revenues & Payments Services, Room 43, 1st Floor, Limetree House, North Castle Street, Alloa, FK10 1EX||01259 450000|
|Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar||www.cne-siar.gov.uk/swfFace-to-face,phone, post,on-line (coming later).
|Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, Revenues & Benefits Section, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW||01851 822642|
|Dumfries & Galloway||www.dumgal.gov.uk/scottishwelfarefundPhone, post,on-line.
|Dumfries & Galloway Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, Carruthers House, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2HP||0303 333 3006|
|Dundee City Council, Welfare Fund, Revenues & Benefits Section, Floor 3, Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street, Dundee, DD1 1NZ||01382 431188|
|East Ayrshire||www.east-ayrshire.gov.ukPhone, post,on-line.||East Ayrshire Council, Revenues & Benefits, 8 John Finney Street, Kilmarnock, KA1 1DD||01563 576900|
|East Dunbartonshire||www.eastdunbarton.gov.uk/welfarereformFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.||East Dunbartonshire Council, The Scottish Welfare Fund Team, 2-4 West High Street, Kirkintilloch, G66 1AD||0300 123 4510|
|Edinburgh||www.edinburgh.gov.uk/scottishwelfarefundFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.
|Edinburgh City Council, Revenues & Benefits Division, PO Box 12331, Edinburgh, EH11 3YR||0131 529 5299|
|East Lothian||www.eastlothian.gov.uk/welfarereformFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.||East Lothian Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, PO Box 13261, Haddington, EH41 3YA||01620 827827|
|East Renfrewshire||www.eastrenfrewshire.gov.uk/scottishwelfarefundPhone, post,on-line.
|East Renfrewshire Council, Finance Department, 211 Main Street, Barrhead, G781SY||0141 577 3475|
|Falkirk||www.falkirk.gov.ukFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.
|Customer First (Scottish Welfare Fund), Falkirk Council Contact Centre, Suite 3.2, The Forum, Callender Business Park, Falkirk, FK1 1XR.||01324 503603|
|Fife Council, Revenue Section, PO Box 18015, Glenrothes, PY7 5YJ||0300 555 0265|
|Glasgow City Council, PO Box 26816, Glasgow, G2 9AF.||0141 276 1177|
|Highland Council, Operations Team, PO Box 5650, Inverness, IV3 5YX||0800 083 1887|
|Inverclyde Council, Revenue & Benefits, Municipal Buildings, Clyde Square, Greenock, PA15 1LY||01475 714444|
|Midlothian||www.midlothian.gov.uk/scottishwelfarefundFace-to-face, phone, post.
|Midlothian Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, Buccleuch House, PO Box 12956, Dalkeith, Midlothian, EH22 1YB||0131 270 5600|
|Moray||www.moray.gov.uk/scottishwelfarefundFace-to-face, phone, post.
|Moray Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, High Street, Elgin, Moray, IV30 1BX||01343 563456|
|North Ayrshire||www.north-ayrshire.gov.ukFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line -(May/June)
|North Ayrshire Council, Benefits Service, Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE||01294 310001|
|North Lanarkshire||www.northlanarkshire.gov.uk/yourmoneyFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.
|North Lanarkshire Council, Scottish Welfare Fund,PO BOX 19078, Motherwell, ML1 9DU||0300 555 0405|
|Orkney||www.orkney.gov.ukFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.||Orkney Council, Financial Services, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY||01856 8873535 ext 2116|
|Perth & Kinross||www.pkc.gov.ukFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.||Perth & Kinross Council, Welfare Rights Team, Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD||01738 476900|
|Renfrewshire Council, The Benefits Service, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1AN||0300 300 0204|
|Scottish Borders||www.scotborders.gov.ukPhone, post.
|Scottish Borders Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, Newtown, St.Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA||0300 100 1800|
|Shetland||www.shetland.gov.ukFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.
|Shetland Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, Office HQ, 8 NorthNess Business Park, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0LZ||01595 744682|
|South Ayrshire||www.south-ayrshire.gov.ukCGs -Face-to-face, phone, post,on-line.
|South Ayrshire Council, Revenue & Benefits Team, County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1DR||0300 123 0900|
|South Lanarkshire||www.southlanarkshire.gov.uk firstname.lastname@example.orgFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.
|South Lanarkshire Council, Benefits & Revenue, 45 John Street, Blantyre, G72 0JG||0303 123 1007|
|Stirling Council, Customer Services, View Forth, 18-20 Pitt Terrace, Stirling, SK8 2ET||01786 443210|
|West Dunbartonshire||www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/crisisandcommunitycaregrantsFace-to-face, phone, post,on-line.||West Dunbartonshire Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, Roseberry Place, Clydebank, G81 1GG||01389 737000|
|West Lothian||www.westlothian.gov.uk/welfarereformFace-to-face, phone.
|West Lothian Council, Revenue & Benfits Section, St Davids House, South Bridge Street, Bathgate, EH48 1TT||01506 773440|