Apply for a crisis grant
Where a person has suffered a sudden and unexpected misfortune and is left with no funds for their immediate daily essentials. We will look to help with food, basic toiletries and sometimes support for gas and electricity top-ups.
I am awaiting payment of a new benefit claim
These benefits are usually main income benefits such as Universal Credit or Jobseeker's Allowance.
I have a sanction or suspension on my current benefit claim
This could be failure to attend a Jobcentre appointment or not submitting a sick note on time.
I have lost or had my income stolen
This should have left you without funds until you next receive your income.
I am moving into work and my benefits have ended
It maybe some time before your first wage payment is due.
I have not had any interruptions to payments but I am in crisis
This could be due to an unexpected expense or you have been unable to budget your money.
I have recently been discharged from prison and have no belongings
You may have additional requirements for things like basic clothing.