This page covers the local welfare assistance scheme for Stoke and is called the Social Fund. The fund has two elements, Urgent Financial Help and Community Planned Support

For more information see the Stoke-on-Trent City Council website.

On the right of this page you can download

  • A staff manual for the Stoke Social Fund
  • Operating guidlines for the Stoke Social Fund
  • Decision making aids for staff assessing applications for Crisis Support and Community Planned Support
How to apply

For Urgent Finanical Help apply by phone.  The phone number is on the website.

For Community Planned Support ask your support worker or a professional working with you as part of a planned programme of support to apply on your behalf.