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Household Support Fund

Dover District Council has received funding from Kent County Council to support households who would otherwise struggle to buy food or pay essential utility bills or meet other essential living costs, through the Household Support Fund

New applications can be made by contacting our providers below from 1st June 2023.

Eligible support could include:

  • Food
  • Energy and water (including sewage)
  • Essentials linked to energy and water
  • Wider essentials subject to discussion
  • Housing costs in exceptional cases of genuine emergency

If you feel you are eligible to access this fund, please contact one of the organisations below who will be able to discuss with you the support required and assist accordingly:


Contact Details

CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau) Dover District

Call: 0808 278 7961

Deal Centre - Age UK South Kent Coast

Call: 01304 372608

Email: ianda@ageukskc.org.uk

Deal Foodbank

Call: 01304 728428

Email: info@dealarea.foodbank.org.uk

Dover Foodbank

Call: 07870361180

Email: info@dover.foodbank.org.uk

Dover Outreach Centre

Call: 01304 339022

Dover Riverside Centre

Call: 01304 207268

Email: admin@riversidedover.org.uk

Sandwich Age Concern

Call: 01304 614237

Email: office@ageconcernsandwich.com


If you have any questions on the Household Support Fund, please contact Community@dover.gov.uk