Scottish Welfare Fund (Local Authority Support)

Applications for the Scottish Welfare Fund will only be available from 1st April 2013. Access to the application process will be through face to face and telephone contact with the council. Applicants will be required to complete a detailed claim form and provide evidence to support their identity and address.The detailed process may differ between local authorities.
Support offered Referral / Contact details
Crisis Grants: Emergency / immediate threat to health and safety.Community Care Grants: Enable independent living, preventing the need for institutional care.

Help can include cash, fuel cards, food vouchers, travel warrants, loaded store card for e.g. white goods/furniture.

Customers to contact the local authority for details.Find your local authority (Web)

 

 

Clothing, bedding etc.

Any known organisations providing support in this area will be listed below.
Organisation / Support offered Eligibility Referral / Contact details

 

Community banking, loans, grants etc.

Organisations providing this kind of support will be listed below,
Organisation / Support offered Eligibility Referral / Contact details

 

Food banks, food cards etc.

Trussell Trust
Search for local food banks via the Trussell Trust website; note that this site is best viewed in Firefox (Right click on the link, copy shortcut, paste into Firefox).
Foodbank Referral Service
Known local foodbanks
Organisation / Support offered Eligibility Referral / Contact details
Dundee Food Bank
Full Gospel Church
58 Constitution st, Dundee,
DD3 6NE
N/A Referral should be made through the CAB, Making Money Work, Social Work Department, Lilywalker Centre or for general enquiries call 01382 226372
Food Parcels, St Salvador’s Church, Dundee N/A Available from 13:15 – 14:15
Angus Food BankC/O Strathmore Christian Fellowship

Bridges Coffee House

42-44 Bank Street

Kirriemuir DD8 4BG

N/A Call 07766 741711 for more details or visit the website or email info@angus.foodbank.org.uk

 

White goods / Furniture

Any known organisations providing replacement or help with white goods (Fridge/freezer etc.) will be provided below.
Organisation / Support offered Eligibility Referral / Contact details
Transform – Tayside Furniture Project, 1 Guthrie Street, Tay MillDundee, DD1 5DY Low Income Families Referrals must be made through Dundee City Council Housing Support OfficersContact Details for Transform are 01382 225070 or e-mail

transform4u@btconnect.com

 

Citizens Advice

Find the address and contact details for local Citizens Advice via their website.
Where a specific local service is offered by CA for those in crisis this will be listed below.
Support offered Contact details

 

Other welfare support

Support offered Contact details
Organisation / Support offered Eligibility Referral / Contact details
Dundee Drop in Centres for free hot meals / healthcare advice etc Available Mon-Sun