1. URGENT FINANCIAL NEED

Turn2Us  : https://www.turn2us.org.uk/  Directory of hardship grants for people in different situations.  Plus info on benefit rights and a benefit calculator to help you prepare a claim and know what you can get.

Tons of Help : https://tonsofhelp.com/apply.  To get a £100 grant send a short email stating your name, geographical location, and a summary of your circumstances.  Attach one document with proof of address, and one document with proof of bank account ownership (must include account name).

Smallwood Trust – hardship grants for individual women https://www.smallwoodtrust.org.uk/grants-individuals Support for women on low incomes struggling to make ends meet or trying to overcome financial problems and maintain independence. Criteria: aged 18 or above; have right to reside in the UK; on benefits or have an income below the Minimum Income Standard;  savings under £2,000; can produce evidence of financial situation including of any debts that are under £10,000.  Note: read their guidelines carefully.

Camden Council Welfare Fund : One-off emergency payments of around £50 for people in severe financial hardship. More information and the application form at: https://www.camden.gov.uk/benefits-support-available#oqnc If you have a support worker or advisor from Camden’s Welfare Rights Teams, you can ask them to help.