Apply for crisis assistance

There are two Wandsworth crisis schemes. You can only apply for one scheme.

Crisis Assistance for food and fuel

This scheme is to assist the most vulnerable Wandsworth residents who are experiencing hardship and crisis.

There are two schemes, you should apply only to the one most appropriate to your circumstances.

Apply for Crisis Assistance

COVID-19 Discretionary Social Fund

This scheme is open to Wandsworth residents who, due to the current COVID-19 situation, have had their employment/income reduced and are now reliant on claiming Universal Credit. 

There are two schemes, you should apply only to the one most appropriate to your circumstances.

Apply for COVID-19 fund

Citizens Advice Wandsworth

Residents who need help to apply for a Discretionary grant can contact Citizens Advice Wandsworth (CAW) advisers by calling 020 4529 0674 between 10am and 12 noon, Monday to Friday (messages can be left during these times).

Advisers will help people make an online application, and will also provide support with any debt, benefit, housing or employment issues which might be causing hardship. CAW services are all confidential and independent.