The local welfare assistance scheme for Northumberland is called Northumberland Emergency Transition Support (NETS). For more information see the Northumberland County Council webpage

NETS can provide:

  • Emergency Support - To help meet your immediate short term needs for goods or services that arise because of a disaster or unforeseen circumstance.
  • Transition Support - To help you remain in the community or move back into the community after a period in supported or unsettled accommodation.
How to apply 

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