Friends of the Elderly aims to alleviate the worry and stress that living on a low income can cause. This small grant service provides one-off grants and regular allowances to those who have reached state retirement age and are struggling to cope on a low income.
The grant allowance has been increased to £300 per applicant.
They aim to make a difference through three grant streams:
They have made it easier for applicants to evidence they are on a low income by simply requesting a copy of their DWP letter informing them of their Guaranteed Pension Credit.
They may be able to consider applications from those on a low income but who are not in receipt of Guaranteed Pension Credit. Please call 0330 332 1110 to discuss exceptional applications.