The local welfare assistance scheme for Walsall is called the Crisis Support Scheme. It can provide:

  • Crisis Awards
  • Community Care Awards

For more information see the Wallsall Council website, from where you can download a leaflet about the Wallsall Crisis Support Scheme, which links to a guide to the Scheme.

You can also download a version of the guide that was provided to CPAG in 2014 from the link on the right hand side of this page.

How to apply

You can apply by phone or by email. The contact details for the Walsall Crisis Support Team are on the website. 

If you have a support worker or care worker they may be able to apply on your behalf.