East Riding of Yorkshire

The scheme for East Riding of Yorkshire is called Local Welfare Assistance. It aims to help people with needs that are difficult to meet from their regular income. It can provide two types of support:

  • emergency loans
  • support grants

For more information see the East Riding of Yorkshire Council website.

How to apply

You can apply online. Otherwise, if you are a current client of one of the departments and organisations on the council's trusted partners list, please contact them to make an assisted application. The online link and trusted partners list are on the website. 

If you do not agree with a decision 

You have the right to ask for a review of the council's decision. The contact details to do so, including postal address, email address and phone number, are on the website.