The local welfare assistance scheme for Norfolk is called the Local Assistance Scheme. For more information see the Norfolk County Council website.

Use the links on the right hand side of this page to download an Advisers Guide to the scheme and a short description of the scheme.1

How to apply

You can only apply by phone or online or by getting assistance from an ‘approved partner'. You cannot apply in person to Norfolk County Council offices. The phone number, online form and details of how to find an ’approved partner’ are on the website.


The Scheme covers the following council areas in Norfolk:

  • Breckland
  • Broadland
  • Great Yarmouth
  • King's Lynn and West Norfolk
  • North Norfolk
  • Norwich
  • South Norfolk
  • 1. as provided to CPAG in 2014