Apply for local welfare provision

Apply online for local welfare provision

Or phone 01432 383838 during normal office hours.

In circumstances where there is risk of significant harm or illness to a child or vulnerable adult outside of office hours, please contact:

  • Adult social care: 0330 1239309
  • Children's social care: 01905 768020

If you find it difficult to use the phone, a family member, friend or member of an agency can ring on your behalf.

You may be asked to provide medical and financial evidence to support your application. You may also be asked to attend a face to face appointment with the local welfare provision officer.