The local welfare assistance scheme for St Helens is called the Discretionary Welfare Assistance Scheme. It can provide
- support to vulnerable residents to live independently in the community including furniture and electrical items to assist people in setting up or maintaining a home
- support to residents who have experienced a disaster, for example being homeless due to fire or flood
For more information see the St Helens Metropolitan Borough Council website.
How to apply
You can apply online. If you do not have access to the internet or need help with the form, visit a library or contact a support worker, housing provider or the Citizens Advice Bureau for assistance.