The local welfare assistance scheme for Middlesbrough which is called the Community Support Scheme.

It can provide: 

  • Crisis Awards - where the applicant has a crisis and there is a severe risk to the health or safety of the applicant or an immediate family member
  • Community Support Awards - where an applicant requires help to remain in the community OR requires support to move back into the community after a stay in accommodation in which significant and substantial care and supervision was received

For more information see the Middlesbrough Council website and the Scheme policy document that was provided to CPAG in 2014 and which you can download from the link on the right hand side of this page.

How to apply 

You can only apply for Crisis Awards by phone.The phone number and opening hours and the online form are on the website.

You can only access Community Support Awards by completing the online form