Family Action provides practical and emotional support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country.
The charity makes small grants to those on low income or benefits:
Welfare Grants Programme - provides grants for essential personal and household needs. Priority areas are the elderly, disabled, individuals with mental health diagnosis and families or individuals who have experienced domestic abuse.
Applications must be made online by a referring agency such as statutory agencies, charities that provide health or social care, housing associations, probation services and GP's.
Educational Grants Programme - provides small grants in the region
of £200 to a maximum of £300. (open to 14 years+).
Applications must be submitted by authorised members of college staff affiliated organisations.