How to Apply - Local Authority

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 local Council. You can find the telephone number, address and a link to the website for your Council from the following table.

Website and How To Apply Address Telephone

Aberdeen City Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.

Revenues and Benefits, Corporate Governance, Business Hub 16, Third Floor West, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB 08000 304 713

Aberdeenshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Aberdeenshire Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, PO Box 18533, Inverurie, AB51 5WX 08456 080 149

Angus Council – Welfare Fund Page

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

01382 536 596

Out of hours number - 08452 777 778

Argyll & Bute Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
Argyll & Bute Council, Scottish Welfare Fund Section, Witchburn Road, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6JU 01546 605 512

Clackmannanshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Revenue Services, Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB 01259 450 000

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.
Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, Revenues & Benefits Section, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW 01851 822 642

Dumfries & Galloway Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, on-line.
Dumfries & Galloway Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, Carruthers House, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2HP 03033 333 007

Dundee City Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
Dundee City Council, Welfare Fund, Revenues & Benefits Section, Floor 3, Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street, Dundee, DD1 1NZ 01382 431 188

East Ayrshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, on-line.
Scottish Welfare Fund, PO Box 13, John Dickie Street, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA1 1BY 01563 576 900

East Dunbartonshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
East Dunbartonshire Council, The Scottish Welfare Fund Team, Broomhill Industrial Estate, Kilsyth Road, Kirkintilloch, G66 1QF 03001 234 510

East Lothian Council – Welfare Fund Page

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

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

01620 827 124 or 01620 827 887

East Renfrewshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
East Renfrewshire Council, Finance Department, 211 Main Street, Barrhead, G78 1SY 01415 773 475

Edinburgh City Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.
The City of Edinburgh Council, Income and Benefits Division, PO Box 12331, Edinburgh, EH7 9DN 01315 295 299

Falkirk Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Customer First (Scottish Welfare Fund), Falkirk Council Contact Centre, Suite 3.2, The Forum, Callender Business Park, Falkirk, FK1 1XR. 01324 503 603

Fife Council – Welfare Fund Page

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 03005 550 265

Glasgow City Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
Customer Care Team, Glasgow City Council, City Chambers, Glasgow, G2 1DU 01412 761 177

Highland Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
Scottish Welfare Fund, PO Box 5776, Inverness, IV1 9EP 08000 831 887

Inverclyde Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post.
Inverclyde Council, Revenue & Benefits, Municipal Buildings, Clyde Square, Greenock, PA15 1LY 01475 714 444

Midlothian Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post.
Midlothian Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, Buccleuch House, PO Box 12956, Dalkeith, Midlothian, EH22 1YB 01312 705 600

Moray Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Moray Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, High Street, Elgin, Moray, IV30 1BX 01343 563 456

North Ayrshire – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online -(May/June)
North Ayrshire Council, Benefits Service, Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE 01294 310 001

North Lanarkshire – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
North Lanarkshire Council, Scottish Welfare Fund, PO BOX 19078, Motherwell, ML1 9DU 03005 550 405

Orkney Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Orkney Council, Financial Services, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY 01856 886 312

Perth & Kinross – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Perth & Kinross Council, Welfare Rights Team, Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD 01738 476 900

Renfrewshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
Renfrewshire Council, The Benefits Service, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1JD 03003 000 204

Scottish Borders Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post.
Scottish Borders Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, Newtown, St. Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA 03001 001 800

Shetland Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post,online.
Shetland Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, Office HQ, 8 North Ness Business Park, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0LZ 01595 744 682

South Ayrshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

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

CCGS -Face-to-face, post, online.
South Ayrshire Council, Revenue & Benefits Team, County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1DR 03001 230 900

South Lanarkshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Scottish Welfare Fund Team, Housing and Technical Resources, PO Box 3594, Glasgow, G73 9EG 03031 231 007

Stirling Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.

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

01786 233 210

West Dunbartonshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.

West Dunbartonshire Council, Scottish Welfare Fund, Garshake Road, Dumbarton, G82 3PU 01389 737 640

West Lothian Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone.

Scottish Welfare Fund, St David House, Bathgate, West Lothian, EH48 1TT

01506 773 440