Hardship fund scheme

Apply for the hardship fund

Please use the button below to access the application form.

Apply for the hardship fund

If you or someone else is unable to apply online download the paper application form.

Guidance notes

  • The Hardship Scheme is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10am to 12pm. We will only be able to consider applications for assistance on these days and times.
  • If  you are using the paper form please send your completed application form and any additional documents to the email address below
  • Please provide a contact telephone number with your application in case we need to contact you.
  • We aim to make decisions as soon as possible after receiving completed application forms.

How we will share your information

We will use the information you provide when you apply for housing benefit, Council Tax Support or Emergency Relief to process your application. We will also use the information you provide for other purposes. For further detail see our privacy notice.

Hardship fund

Opening hours: Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 10am-12pm