Household support fund deadline extension

As you may be aware the Household support fund has been extended until September 30 2022. Plans for the extension are currently being finalised, so if you applied after the March 31 2022, you will be added to a waiting list and contacted with further instructions once plans have been finalised.

If you applied before the March 31, your application will still be processed. If you have any queries, please contact localsupportgrants@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

Household Support Fund (find out more and apply)

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If you are making an application please ensure you complete all sections of the application form correctly and supply relevant evidence.

More information on what you need to apply is available under the 'how to apply' tab.

How to apply

When applying you must provide evidence to show how you are experiencing financial hardship. Please refer to our advice below on what supporting evidence you can supply for your application.

The panel will want to know more about you and how your financial struggles are having an impact on your life. ‘Please tell us more about why you need this’ section.

Once you have completed your application, please send all evidence to localsupportgrants@gloucestershire.gov.uk.

What evidence can I supply?

Below are some examples of evidence you can supply. Please bear in mind this is not an exhaustive list, so other forms evidence may also be accepted.

Below are some examples of evidence you can supply. Please bear in mind this is not an exhaustive list, so other forms evidence may also be accepted.

Loss of income

Examples of evidence you could provide:

  • Old and recent payslip
  • Email / letter from employer confirming loss of hours or redundancy
  • P45 letter

Increase in living costs

Examples of evidence you could provide:

  • Old and recent bill evidencing an increase in living costs (for example, utilities, rent, council tax, etc.)
  • Picture of gas and electric metre
  • Most recent universal credit statement (showing your full income/name and address)

What residents can apply for

  • Food
  • Energy and Water
  • Housing Costs
  • Essentials linked to energy and water
  • Wider essentials
  • Any other essential supplies

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