Help with living costs - Scottish Welfare Fund
Last updated: 4 September 2019

Scottish Welfare Fund

The Scottish Welfare Fund helps families and people in Scotland who are on low incomes through Crisis Grants and Community Care Grants.

You can apply for a:

  • Crisis Grant – if you're in crisis because of a disaster (like a fire or flood), or an emergency (like losing your money or an unexpected expense)
  • Community Care Grant – to help you or someone you care for to start to live, or to carry on living, a settled life in the community

You must be 16 or older and on a low income to apply for a Crisis or Community Care Grant.

Further help with money problems

You can also get general advice for your money problems from:

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