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Welfare and Distress Fund

North Hertfordshire Welfare and Distress Fund is a small independent charity fund administered by North Herts CVS. It is a very small fund and was set up from an investment made in the 1940's when the fund was known as the Letchworth Air-Raid Distress Fund.  Its main aims are to support those North Herts residents who are ‘in need’ with a small grant that may be used to purchase furniture, white goods or other household necessities.

 

The maximum grant awarded is £250.  

 

Applications must be made by professionals such as North Herts Citizens Advice, Tenancy Support Officers, Social Worker's or Children’s Centre staff using the form below.  Individuals looking for assistance should first contact one of these agencies and ask them to refer their details through to us.  Please do not contact us directly as we cannot process a grant without a formal referral.

Please note if you are a Settle resident you need to contact your Settle Tenancy Support Advisor for help in making a request. 

 

Welfare and Distress Referral Form

 

Applications for assistance should be made by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call to check for eligibility.