How to apply for financial assistance

This page details what steps you need to take to apply for a grant. Any information you provide in the form will be treated in confidence and not shared outside of the charity.


Before you apply

Please check the eligibility criteria and read the guidance notes for applying for a grant before you apply.

Completing the application form

To apply for financial assistance, you must complete an application form and submit it to the charity with supporting documentation. The application form and notes on completing the application can be downloaded using the button at the bottom of the page.
For further help with filling in an application form email

Submit application

Completed applications forms and supporting documents should be sent to

Assessment of applications

Applications for financial assistance are assessed on a case by case basis and on the level of income against the level of essential outgoings. There needs to be evidence of hardship or potential hardship. We may need to ask you for further information at this stage. Once we have all the information we need we will endeavour to make a decision within 10 working days.