The Household Support Fund was introduced in October 2021, in order to support those most in need this winter during the final stages of economic recovery.

This funding has been made available to cover the period 06 October 2021 to 31 March 2022 inclusive. Warrington Borough Council intends to use this Fund to support households in the most need with food, energy and water bills.


There are 2 ways in which you may be eligible to receive a Household Support Fund Award.

  • Parents whose children (or child) receives Free School Meals, are eligible to receive an award per child. The awards will be made in line with the School Holidays between 6 October 2021 and 31 March 2022.


  • You have been in receipt of Council Tax Support or Housing Benefit since April 2021,.These awards will be made in December 2021 and there will be further money available in the New Year. Please apply below, if you have received Council Tax Support or Housing Benefit this Financial Year.

Please note, families who may be eligible under both criteria – those families whose children (or child) receive Free School Meals and who are in receipt of Council Tax Support or Housing Benefit, will only receive one set of Household Support Fund awards.