The local welfare assistance scheme for Halton is the ​Discretionary Support Scheme. For more information see the Halton Council website.

The scheme can provide awards for two types of need:

  • Emergency Support 
  • Community Support to help someone establish or maintain a home independently in the community

The guidance document as provided to CPAG in 2014 can be downloaded the from the link on the right hand side of this page. 

How to apply

You can apply by phone. The phone number and opening hours are on the website.