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Council support fund

Tina12 Community member Posts: 171 Pioneering
Hi all, just wanted to ask if anyone has applied for it and can you have savings even if you apply for it ? 
Thankyou in advance 😊


  • JBS2022
    JBS2022 Scope Member Posts: 2,075 Disability Gamechanger
    I applied last year, I needed a new washing machine I had to provide bank statements and proof of benefits ( or wages if employed) I was refused because they claimed I had already had 3 COL payments. I can't see them giving you a payment if you have savings, since you could use that instead. My local council stopped giving out cash a few months ago and only provide vouchers now.
    Life is better in a fishtank  🐟
  • Tina12
    Tina12 Community member Posts: 171 Pioneering
    @JBS2022 Sorry to hear you didn't get it,  Sorry what do you mean by COL PAYMENT ? ...
  • life
    life Community member Posts: 527 Pioneering
    @Tina12 cost of living payment
  • Tina12
    Tina12 Community member Posts: 171 Pioneering
    Thankyou sorry I get alot of brain fog @JBS2022
  • poppy123456
    poppy123456 Community member Posts: 52,167 Disability Gamechanger
    What's available (if anything) will totally depend on your local Authority. I know some are giving some sort of rebate but others nothing. My LA are in the "not giving anything group"
    You will need to look on your Local Authorities website.
    I would appreciate it if members wouldn't tag me please. I have all notifcations turned off and wouldn't want a member thinking i'm being rude by not replying.
    If i see a question that i know the answer to i will try my best to help.
  • Tina12
    Tina12 Community member Posts: 171 Pioneering
    Thankyou @poppy will do 👍


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