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Scottish Welfare Fund


Crisis and Community Care Grant

The Scottish Welfare Fund helps people and families on low incomes who are in crisis or need help to set up or remain in the community.

You can apply for a:

  1. Crisis Grantto help you cope with unexpected expenses and disasters; for example, a fire or flood, or if any money has been lost or stolen.
  2. Community Care Grant - to help vulnerable people set up home, when moving from an 'unsettled way of life' or continue to live independently within their community. They can also help families who are facing exceptional pressures.

Please contact us on 0300 555 0405 or email for Crisis or Community Care Grants and we will contact you.

When we receive your application, we will try to get back to you as soon as we can, so please wait for us to contact you.

Do you need further help with money problems?

You can also get general advice for any money problems:

Page last updated:
28 Feb 2024

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