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Scottish Welfare Fund – Family Reunion Crisis Grant Guidance

Scottish Welfare Fund – Family Reunion Crisis Grant Guidance

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

ISBN: 9781788518956

This document provides information about the Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF) for local authority staff and support workers working with refugee families arriving in Scotland under family reunion rules to settle with their family member already resident in the local authority area. It sets out the arrangements for processing applications for assistance and the information needed to process these applications.

Executive Summary

This document provides information about the Scottish Welfare Fund (SWF) for local authority staff and support workers working with refugee families arriving in Scotland under family reunion rules to settle with their family member already resident in the local authority area. It sets out the arrangements for processing applications for assistance and the information needed to process these applications. This note should be read in conjunction with the Statutory Scottish Welfare Fund Guidance 2018.