Telford & Wrekin Council provide a variety of front line services to help people in crisis. From the 1st April things are changing.
If you have no money and you need essential items the Council might be able to help. The Crisis Allowance Line is 01952 380400.
Crisis Loans and Community Care Grants have ended. Ask your local Jobcentre Plus if you can get a Short Term Benefit Advance or a Budgeting Loan.
If you do not qualify for a an advance or Budgeting Loan and live in the Telford & Wrekin area you may be able to get assistance from Telford & Wrekin Council, if you need essential items in the following circumstances:
You can only get help if you do not have the funds to be able to afford essential items yourself to keep you safe and well. Good quality second hand goods will be provided.
There will be no cash payments available.
For more information and to make an application please visit www.telford.gov.uk/crisis
If you have a support or social worker they may be able to help you complete the application. You can also ring 01952 380400 if you need help completing the form.