Relief in Need Application


Guidelines for Relief in Need Grant Applications

The scheme  operates to help those  in financial need  with  help  to  purchase  essential  items  such as;

•Cookers, fridge freezers, washing machines and tumble dryers
•Carpets, furniture and bedding
•Mobility aids
•Official School uniforms

1. All applications must be on the correct form (RIN2019) and submitted to; Mr J P Southwell, Clerk to the Trustees, Consolidated Charity of Burton upon Trent, 1st Floor  Gibraltar  House,  Crown  Square,  First  Avenue,  Burton  upon  Trent,  Staffordshire, DE14 2WE. Telephone enquiries should be made to 01283 527067

2. Applicants must live  in  the  area  of  benefit which  is  the town  of  Burton  upon  Trent and the parishes of Branston, Stretton, Barton-under-Needwood, Tutbury, Rolleston on Dove, Tatenhill and Rangemore, plus the Parish of Outwoods including South Outwoods.

3. The  maximum  grant  awarded  will  be £600 per  calendar  year, and  no  more  than  three individual applications will be considered in a five-year period.

4. Your  application must be  supported  by  a  support  worker,  or  other  suitable  professional  who knows you, e.g. Social Worker, Local councillor, Probation Officer or Health Visitor. The letter of support should contain a detailed reason why applicants need assistance and should clearly state the items that are needed. The letter must be on headed paper and signed by the person supporting the application. A Doctor’s letter will not be accepted.

5. Applications will  be rejected  if  incompleteor  if all  requisite  supporting  documentation  has not been received.

6. Only three applications from the same individual in a five year term will be accepted.

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