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Household Support Fund

The government announced that vulnerable households across the country will be able to access a new support fund to help them with essentials over the winter.

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 of housing costs this winter as the economy recovers.

Eligible support could include:

  • Food
  • Energy and water (including sewerage)
  • 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:

Organisation

Contact Details

Dover Foodbank

Call: 07870361180

Email: info@dover.foodbank.org.uk

Deal Foodbank

Call: 01304 361084 / 01304 728428

Email: info@dealarea.foodbank.org.uk

Sandwich Age Concern

Call: 01304 614237

Deal Centre - Age UK South Kent Coast

Call: 01304 372608

Email: operationsmanager@ageukskc.org.uk

Dover Riverside Centre

Call: 01304 207268

Email: admin@riversidedover.org.uk

CAB (Citizens Advice Bureau) Dover District

Call: 0808 278 7961

United Families

Call: 01304 799997

Email: info@unitedfamiliesuk.org.uk

 

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