The local welfare assistance scheme for Hartlepool is called Local Welfare Support. It can provide two types of awards: 

  • Non-Crisis Support to help residents stay in or return to their community
  • In-Crisis Support in cases of flood, fire or where there is a severe risk to the health and safety of you or your family

For more information see the Hartlepool Borough Council website and the Administration Framework.

How to apply
Complete an application form for non-crisis support and apply by phone for in-crisis support.  The phone number is on the website.