The local welfare assistance scheme for Liverpool is called the Liverpool Citizens Support Scheme. For more information see the Liverpool City Council website.

It can provide:

  • Urgent Need Award - This covers food, essential items for children, essential clothing, fuel costs or help where you have suffered an emergency or crisis, for example, a fire or flood.
  • Home Needs Award - This covers furniture, new white goods, domestic appliances and essentials such as bedding and crockery to help maintain or establish a home. For example, you may be leaving care or prison, suffered a disaster (such as a fire or flood) or have had to move due to violence, fear of violence or other reasons.
How to apply

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