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Scottish Welfare Fund Award - Pre-application questions

Use this form to find out if you can apply for a Scottish Welfare Fund Award

There are three types of Scottish Welfare Fund grants:

  • Disaster Crisis Grant - if a sudden event causes damage or destruction to property/possessions, e.g. flood or fire.
  • Emergency Crisis Grant - if a sudden event needs immediate action, e.g. you lose all your money or an unexpected expense has arisen.
  • Community Care Grant - to help you or someone you care for to start to live, or to carry on living, a settled life in the community.


What information you will need to complete the application:

  • Your correct National Insurance number.
  • The date of your next Benefit payment.

Start a new application.

Continue with a saved application
You will need the Reference and Password from the saved application.