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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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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Attendance Allowance, Disability Allowance and Extra Care Housing

Facthseet 27 provides information on AA and DLA and its use in extra care housing

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Separated or divorced?

A basic guide to benefits and tax credits for people who are separated or divorced

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Veterans : rights for former servicemen and women and their families

Financial help, pensions, compensation, help with housing for people who have served in the armed forces and their dependents

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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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Moving abroad

This factsheet explains how moving abroad could affect your pension and entitlement to benefits and health care, and what action you can take. This factsheet is aimed at British citizens leaving England.

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Independent Age

This charity helps older people on low incomes to stay independent, by providing a regular income, emergency grants, equipment, volunteers to befriend etc.

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