The Scottish Welfare Fund helps families and people in Scotland who are on low incomes through Crisis Grants and Community Care Grants. Scottish Welfare Fund awards are not loans, so you don't need to pay it back. The grants are designed to help people who are on a low income, so you can apply even if you don’t claim benefits.
You can apply for a:
Older people, families, couples and people who live alone can qualify, depending on your circumstances. Eligibility criteria must be satisfied to access the fund.