Urgent financial help and extra support

If you are in a crisis situation or need urgent help, we may be able to offer some assistance. You will have to apply and meet the eligibility criteria to get vouchers or assistance.

Household Support Fund

Funded by the UK government, the Household Support Fund scheme supports vulnerable Kent households in need of help with significantly rising living costs.

If your application is successful, we will provide support by the end of March 2023 in the form of a £100 Post Office cash-out voucher, to be used to pay for energy costs within your household.

There is a limited amount of funding available for this scheme and funds will be distributed on a first come, first served basis, with only one award per household.

Find out if you are eligible for the Household Support Fund

Home essentials in a crisis

The Kent Support and Assistance Service (KSAS) is our emergency welfare service and may be able to help you if you have experienced an unforeseen, short-term crisis or if you are facing exceptional pressures because of an emergency.

We offer our help for a short time only if you have no other means of support, and if all other avenues of support have been exhausted. We do not provide money but support with essential items, like food, and help with utilities.

Find out about our Kent Support and Assistance Service