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Financial crisis support

We can help you if you're struggling due to sudden financial hardship, for example damage caused by a flood or fire, or if you need help to leave a violent relationship.

Our Crisis Support Fund Policy gives you more detail about this. We can't help if you're living beyond your means, for carpets or curtains, or as a substitute for your normal income.

We can help by providing goods like cookers or furniture, or vouchers for the local foodbank. We may also refer you to other groups who can help such as Leicester Charity Link or Clockwise Credit Union. Cash payments are rarely given.

Make an application

If you're in crisis and need to apply for help, please download, complete and return our Crisis Application Form.

You can also contact the Citizens Advice Bureau, who may be able to help. Telephone: 0845 120 3705


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