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Warrington’s local support scheme is designed to make sure we make the best use of the limited funding available.
Before you apply
Firstly, have you looked in the following places that maybe able to help you?
The local support scheme replaced crisis loans and community care grants, which were abolished by the government in 2013. The scheme has significantly less funding than has previously been available.
The budget for the scheme is fixed, which means there will be no additional funding available if we run out. The service we provide must make the money available to help as many people as widely as we can, throughout the year.
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You can apply to the scheme if you are:
You also fit one of these circumstances:
The DWP will continue to administer the social fund statutory payments, if you are eligible.