Grants and other financial help
Grants and other financial help
If you need extra financial help, some places offer grants, special loans and other support. The government offers budgeting loans and crisis loans to people in need, and payments to help with heating bills in cold weather. You can get grants for many different things, from education support to helping you stay mobile and independent. There are grants for special equipment. There are grants for furniture in an emergency. There are even grants to help if you're in debt because of heating or energy bills.
41 Records in Grants and other financial help.
3H (Helping Hands for Holidays)
3H Fund (Helping Hands for Holidays) B2 Speldhurst Business Park, Langton Road, Speldhurst, Tunbridge Wells, Kent , TN3 0AQ
Telephone: 01892 860207
Description: 3H (Helping Hands for Holiday) provides subsidised group holidays for the physically disabled at well researched venues and gives their carers valuable period of respite.
Action for Blind People
1st Floor 105 Judd Street, London,, WC1H 9NE
Telephone: 0303 123 9999 (Helpline), 020 7391 2151 (London action team)
Description: Action for Blind People offers free, impartial information, advice and support to blind and partially sighted people, their families, friends and carers.
Aid for the Aged in Distress (AFTAID)
AFTAID, 9 Bonhill Street, London, EC2A 4PE
Telephone: 0870 803 1950
Description: This registered charity provides emergency grants to help elderly people in need or distress.
Barchester's Healthcare Foundation
Barchester's Charitable Foundation Suite 304, Third floor Design Centre East, Chelsea Harbour, London, SW10 0XF
Telephone: 0800 328 3328
Description: This is a registered charity that provides grants to help older people and other adults with a disability across England, Scotland and Wales.
Battersea United Charities (Grants)
c/o Battersea Library, 265 Lavender Hill, London, SW11 1JB
Telephone: 07905 277035
Description: This small local charity primarily provides education grants for young people under 25 (plus some for older women), help with funding for school outings, makes makes an annual distribution of food parcels to pensioners at Christmas.
Lantern House, 102 Bermondsey Street, London, SE1 3UB
Telephone: 020 7403 6184
Description: BlindAid is a charity providing support to blind and partially sighted people in Wandsworth and the other 11 inner London Boroughs.
British Gas Energy Trust
Freepost British Gas Energy Trust
Telephone: 01733 421 060
Description: This trust provides help with energy bills and other essential household costs for people living in fuel poverty, or affected by other suffering or distress.
Charity Search, 25 Portview Road, Avonmouth Bristol, BS11 9LD
Telephone: 0117 982 4060
Description: Charity Search provides a free service that helps older people in financial need find the support that may be available to them from a variety of charitable sources.
Cold Weather Payments
Description: Cold Weather Payments are intended to help towards extra heating costs during very cold weather.
Community Care Grants
Telephone: 0800 952 0091
Description: Since 1 April 2013 Community Care Grants have no longer been available from the government's Social Fund, but there is an alternative from the council.