The local welfare assistance scheme for Milton Keynes is called Local Welfare Provision. It can provide awards to:
- Prevent serious risk to health, wellbeing or safety
- Provide essential support in the event of an emergency
- Help people to be part of the community
For more information see the Milton Keynes Council website.
How to apply
See the page How to Apply for Local Welfare Provision for the online application form and the phone number, email address and postal address of the Discretionary Payments section of the council. The page adds that:
A support worker (if you have one) can help you with an application, or alternatively assistance from an approved advisor such as the Citizens Advice Bureau will help. A council officer or approved advisor will endeavour to see every applicant in person.