07 Dec Household Support Fund Impact Report – November 2022
Posted at 11:01h in Information & Guidance, Positive Stories from Across Southend, SAVS News
In November 2022, the Southend Emergency Fund was provided with £100,000 from the national Household Support Fund. The purpose of the fund was to provide grants to small third sector organisations who provide assistance to vulnerable households in Southend. The areas of support vulnerable households could receive is outlined below;
- Access to food
- Access to support with energy and water bills Access to support with wider essentials, which may
- include, but are not limited to, support with other bills including broadband or phone bills, clothing, council tax, items linked to support with energy and water such as soap, toiletries, blankets, sanitary products
During November 2022, 22 individual grants were awarded to local Voluntary Sector organisations who directly supported over 6,000 residents.