Bournemouth Council

Apply for the Local Welfare Assistance Fund

Application process and other assistance

How do I apply?

You can use our online form to apply.

What happens after I’ve applied?

We’ll get back to you as soon as we can. We hope to respond to all applications within 2 working days. 

What else can I do? 

For further help, you can contact the Bournemouth Citizen’s Advice Bureau. Go to their page for more information or call them on 03444 111444. 

Local support groups can give advice about what your next steps are and also put you in touch with the right people. 

There are also charities devoted to helping people in need, we recommend looking at the websites below to see if there is any additional help available to you.

If you previously worked within a specific industry, you may be able to get help from their credit unions. 


Contact Us


General Enquiries

01202 451451


Customer Services Centre

St Stephens Road


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