Apply to the Scottish Welfare Fund

Please note that the Scottish Welfare Fund team are experiencing an unprecedented number of applications and queries at the current time.

We fully understand and appreciate that your application may be urgent, but we would respectfully ask that you do not phone or email us about the progress of your application as this will only distract our resources which could otherwise be used to process applications.

Please be assured we are processing all applications as quickly as we possibly can. We will contact you direct using your preferred method of contact. To ensure fairness to all applicants we deal with all correspondence by date of receipt.

Crisis grants

Once your application is received a decision should be made no later than the end of the next working day.

Community care grants

Once your application is received a decision should be made in no later than 15 working days.

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