This can be up to a maximum of £6,000 per annum made to you in two half-yearly instalments (i.e. paid half yearly in advance). These payments are designed to help bring your income up to a pre-determined level set by the Trustees and the regular payment awarded aims to bring you up to that level.
These are usually made on an on-going basis, subject to a review every 2 years, or when there are changes in your circumstances. As the payment is charitable and paid at the discretion of the Board of Management, it is treated as non taxable by HMRC.
This can be to a maximum value of £6,000. We award grants to support the purchase of personal mobility/technology aids and/or necessary adaptations – to enable you to stay safe and well in your home. Examples of grants funded include bathroom/WC conversions to enable access, purchase of stair-lifts, insulation/energy saving work; purchase of white goods such as fridges, washing machines and cookers.
Each of these is classed as a charitable grant to you as an individual and does not affect your welfare benefit eligibility/claims.
We do not consider support for:
Applications can be made for funding to help with a variety of issues.