Local Welfare Assistance Fund after April 2105

We, the undersigned call on Government to rethink its decision to scrap the £347 million Local Welfare Assistance fund. This fund is used by councils to provide emergency support. Its removal will make it increasingly difficult to help vulnerable people facing short-term crises, as well as place an enormous strain on third sector organisations in local communities who exist to help those in need.

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Created By

Helen Middleton

Created On

Thursday 20 March 2014

Closing Date

Wednesday 24 September 2014

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