How to apply

To find out if you can get a Community Care Grant or a Crisis Grant from the Scottish Welfare Fund you should apply to your Council. You can find the telephone number, address and a link to the website for your Council from the following table.

 

Name Website and how to apply Address Telephone

Aberdeen City

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

Aberdeen City Council, Scottish Welfare Fund, Revenues & Benefits Finance, Corporate Governance, Business Hub 16, 3rd Floor West, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB

0800 030 4713

Aberdeenshire

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

Aberdeenshire Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, PO Box 18533, Inverurie, AB51 5WX

0845 608 0149

Angus

Link

Phone, post, on-line.

 

Angus Council, The Revenues Department, Scottish Welfare Fund, Invertay House, Maule Street, Monifieth, Angus, DD5 4JG

01382 536596

Out of hours number - 08452 777 778

Argyll & Bute

Link

Phone, post, on-line.

 

Argyll & Bute Council, Scottish Welfare Fund Section, Witchburn Road, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6JU

01546 605512

Clackmannanshire

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

Finance and Corporate Services, Benefits Team, Lime Tree House, Castle Street, Alloa, FK10 1EX

01259 450000

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

 

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, Revenues & Benefits Section, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW

01851 822642

Dumfries & Galloway

Link

Phone, post, on-line.

 

Dumfries & Galloway Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, Carruthers House, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2HP

030 33 33 3007

Dundee

Link

Phone, post, on-line.

 

Dundee City Council, Welfare Fund, Revenues & Benefits Section, Floor 3, Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street, Dundee, DD1 1NZ

01382 431188

East Ayrshire

Link

Phone, post, on-line.

Scottish Welfare Fund, PO Box 13, John Dickie Street,  Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire,KA1 1BY

01563 576900

East Dunbartonshire

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

East Dunbartonshire Council, The Scottish Welfare Fund Team, Broomhill Industrial Estate, Kilsyth Road, Kirkintilloch, G66 1QF

0300 123 4510

Edinburgh

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

 

Edinburgh City Council, Revenues & Benefits Division, PO Box 12331, Edinburgh, EH11 3YR

0131 529 5299

East Lothian

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post,on-line.

East Lothian Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, PO Box 13261, Haddington, EH41 3YG

01620 827124 or 01620 827887

East Renfrewshire

Link

Phone, post, on-line.

 

East Renfrewshire Council, Finance Department, 211 Main Street, Barrhead, G781SY

0141 577 3475

Falkirk

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

 

Customer First (Scottish Welfare Fund), Falkirk Council Contact Centre, Suite 3.2, The Forum, Callender Business Park, Falkirk, FK1 1XR.

01324 503603

Fife

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

 

Scottish Welfare Fund Team, Customer Services,Fife Council, New City House, 1 Edgar Street, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7EP

0300 555 0265

Glasgow

Link

Phone, post, on-line.

 

Customer Care Team, Glasgow City Council, City Chambers, Glasgow, G2 1DU

0141 276 1177

Highland

Link

Phone, post, on-line.

 

Scottish Welfare Fund,PO Box 5576,Inverness,IV1 9EP

0800 083 1887

Inverclyde

Link

Phone, post.

 

Inverclyde Council, Revenue & Benefits, Municipal Buildings, Clyde Square, Greenock, PA15 1LY

01475 714444

Midlothian

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post.

 

Midlothian Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, Buccleuch House, PO Box 12956, Dalkeith, Midlothian, EH22 1YB

0131 270 5600

Moray

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

 

Moray Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, High Street, Elgin, Moray, IV30 1BX

01343 563456

North Ayrshire

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line -(May/June)

 

North Ayrshire Council, Benefits Service, Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE

01294 310001

North Lanarkshire

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

 

North Lanarkshire Council, Scottish Welfare Fund,PO BOX 19078, Motherwell, ML1 9DU

0300 555 0405

Orkney

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

Orkney Council, Financial Services, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY

01856 886312

Perth & Kinross

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

Perth & Kinross Council, Welfare Rights Team, Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD

01738 476900

Renfrewshire

Link

Phone, post, on-line.

 

Renfrewshire Council, The Benefits Service, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1JD

0300 300 0204

Scottish Borders

Link

Phone, post.

 

Scottish Borders Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, Newtown, St.Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA

0300 100 1800

Shetland

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post,on-line.

 

Shetland Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, Office HQ, 8 NorthNess Business Park, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0LZ

01595 744682

South Ayrshire

Link

CGs -Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

CCGS -Face-to-face, post, on-line.

 

South Ayrshire Council, Revenue & Benefits Team, County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1DR

0300 123 0900

South Lanarkshire

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

 

South Lanarkshire Council, Almada Street, Hamilton, South Lanarkshire, ML3 OAA

0303 123 1007

Stirling

Link

Phone, post, on-line.

 

Stirling Council, Customer Services, View Forth, 18-20 Pitt Terrace, Stirling, FK8 2ET

01786 443210

West Dunbartonshire

Link

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

West Dunbartonshire Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, Roseberry Place, Clydebank, G81 1GG

01389 737640

West Lothian

Link

Face-to-face, phone.

 

West Lothian Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, St David’s, South Bridge Street, Bathgate, EH48 1TT

01506 773440