Scottish Welfare Fund
A crisis grant is a sum of money given by the Social Welfare Fund in a crisis. The grant is tax free and you don't have to pay back.
Apply for a crisis grant online or call the Scottish Welfare Fund on 0131 529 5299.
The opening times are
- Monday to Thursday 10am to 4:45pm
- Friday 10am to 3:40pm
If you are successful in receiving a grant you will get a text message with a code that can be used to redeem a cash award from a Paypoint vendor. Find your nearest Paypoint by searching for your postcode.
We decide on your crisis grant application by the next working day.