Help with the costs of moving and other financial support FS20

A brief guide to the main sources of help, including benefits, loans, grants and the Social Fund.

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The Social Fund

This explains that the Social Fund is for people on low incomes, and can give grants or loans to help obtain important essential things, like heating costs, funerals, household items, clothing & footware, urgent safety costs.

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The Social Fund Advances of Benefit and Local Welfare Provision Factsheet 49

The Social Fund is a scheme to help people with expenses that are difficult to meet from a low income. It covers Funeral Payments, Cold Weather Payments, Winter Fuel Payments and Sure Start Maternity Grants. Advances of Benefit are a form of payment on

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Keep Warm Keep Well

This booklet has been produced by the Department of Health, in association with other partners. It aims to help you maintain good health during winter and take advantage of the inancial help and benefits available. Information and advice on keeping warm

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Extra help with essential costs if youre on a low income

If you’re on a low income and have to meet the cost of unplanned expenses, you may be eligible for a payment from the Social Fund or your local council to help. This factsheet explains what you may be eligible for, how payments are made and how to complai

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Keep Out the Cold

Suggests things you can do that will help you keep warm, make the best use of the heat you pay for and hopefully save you some money.

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Help with heating costs Factsheet 1

This factsheet explains how you can spend less on energy while still maintaining a warm and comfortable home. It provides information on getting the best energy deal, energy efficiency, financial help and help from bodies like your local authority (counci

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