The local welfare assistance scheme for Bristol is called the Local Crisis and Prevention Fund. It can provide emergency payments and/or help with essential household items.

For more information see the Bristol City Council webpage and the policy document,1 which you can download from the link on the right hand side of this page.

How to apply

The Apply section of the webpage includes a link to the online application form and details of how you can apply by phone or get help to apply if you're unable to access a computer. 

  • 1. provided to CPAG in 2014