The local welfare assistance scheme for Newcastle City Council is made up of two schemes:
- Crisis Support Scheme - which can provide food, fuel and clothing to clients who have suffered a crisis or disaster.
- Supporting Independence Scheme - which can provide help to move or furnish your home
For more information see the Guide to the Crisis Support Scheme that was provided to CPAG in 2014, which you can download from the link on the right hand side of this page.
How to apply
You can apply online for Crisis Support or, if you have any difficulties doing so, you can phone the Crisis Support section for help. The link to the online form and the phone number to ask for help are on the website.