Statutory, Local Authority & Health Services

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Voluntary Organisations

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Benefits Information

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Grants and other sources of financial help

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Buttle UK – A charity for the maintenance, education and advancement of children and young people experiencing poverty and difficult family circumstances.

The Elizabeth Finn Fund – Provides direct grants and support to people living in financial difficulty who have a professional background and meet their grant-giving criteria. They give grants to people who hold or have formerly held occupations requiring a certain level of responsibility and education, or whose partners have done so. They can award grants to people from over 120 different professions whose work history includes employment in a role which requires a degree; NVQ level 4 or above; or equivalent.

Family Fund – The UK’s largest charity providing grants for families raising disabled or seriously ill children and young people.

Family Holiday Association – Provides breaks for UK families struggling with issues such as disability, severe and sudden illness, bereavement, mental health issues and domestic violence.

Funeral Payment – You could get Funeral Payment if you’re on a low income and need help to pay for a funeral you’re arranging.

Stairlift Grants – A guide helping you outline how you can get financial help with the cost of a stairlift.

SSAFA – The Armed Forces Charity – One of the UK’s leading Armed Forces charities providing practical, financial and emotional support to anyone who is currently serving or has served in the Army, Navy or RAF, and their families, including dependents, widows and widowers of those who have served.

Sure Start Maternity Grant – You could get a one-off payment of £500 to help towards the costs of having a child.

Turn2Us – Gives details of a wide variety of financial help including the option to search for grants from charitable organisations.

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