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Scottish Welfare Fund

The Scottish Welfare Fund pays out crisis grants and community care grants to people who are in crisis or need support to live independently. These pages tell you about the Scottish Welfare Fund, crisis grants and community care grants.

Scottish Welfare Fund - overview

The Scottish Welfare Fund is a national scheme provided by local councils. This page gives an overview of the Scottish Welfare Fund, crisis grants and community care grants.

Scottish Welfare Fund - crisis grants

Crisis grants are made to help you cope with unexpected expenses arising from an emergency or a disaster. They are paid out of the Scottish Welfare Fund.

Scottish Welfare Fund - community care grants

Community care grants are made to help people on a low income live independently in the community or keep their home in the face of exceptional pressure.

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