How to Apply - Local Authority

To find out if you can get a Community Care Grant or a Crisis Grant from the Scottish Welfare Fund, apply to your local council. You can find your council's telephone number, address and website from the following table.

Website and How To Apply Address Telephone

Aberdeen City Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.

Revenues and Benefits, Corporate Governance, Business Hub 16, Third Floor West, Marischal College, Broad Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1AB 08000 304 713

Aberdeenshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Aberdeenshire Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, PO Box 18533, Inverurie, AB51 5WX 08456 080 149

Angus Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
Angus Council, The Revenues Department, Scottish Welfare Fund, Invertay House, Maule Street, Monifieth, Angus, DD5 4JG 08452 777 778

Argyll & Bute Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
Argyll & Bute Council, Scottish Welfare Fund Section, Witchburn Road, Campbeltown, Argyll, PA28 6JU 01546 605 512

Clackmannanshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Revenue Services, Kilncraigs, Greenside Street, Alloa, FK10 1EB 01259 450 000

Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.
Comhairle Nan Eilean Siar, Revenues & Benefits Section, Sandwick Road, Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, HS1 2BW 01851 822 642

Dumfries & Galloway Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, on-line.
Dumfries & Galloway Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, Carruthers House, English Street, Dumfries, DG1 2HP 03033 333 007

Dundee City Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
Dundee City Council, Welfare Fund, Revenues & Benefits Section, Floor 3, Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street, Dundee, DD1 1NZ 01382 431 188

East Ayrshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, on-line.
Scottish Welfare Fund, PO Box 13, John Dickie Street, Kilmarnock, East Ayrshire, KA1 1BY 01563 576 900

East Dunbartonshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
East Dunbartonshire Council, The Scottish Welfare Fund Team, Broomhill Industrial Estate, Kilsyth Road, Kirkintilloch, G66 1QF 03001 234 510

East Lothian Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post,on-line.

East Lothian Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, PO Box 13261, Haddington, EH41 3YG

01620 827 124 or 01620 827 887

East Renfrewshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
East Renfrewshire Council, Finance Department, 211 Main Street, Barrhead, G78 1SY 01415 773 475

Edinburgh City Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.
The City of Edinburgh Council, Income and Benefits Division, PO Box 12331, Edinburgh, EH7 9DN 01315 295 299

Falkirk Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Customer First (Scottish Welfare Fund), Falkirk Council Contact Centre, Suite 3.2, The Forum, Callender Business Park, Falkirk, FK1 1XR. 01324 503 603

Fife Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.
Scottish Welfare Fund Team, Customer Services, Fife Council, New City House, 1 Edgar Street, Dunfermline, Fife, KY12 7EP 03005 550 265

Glasgow City Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.

Scottish Welfare Team, Glasgow City Council, PO Box 26816, Glasgow, G2 9AF

01412 761 177

Highland Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
Scottish Welfare Fund, PO Box 5776, Inverness, IV1 9EP 08000 831 887

Inverclyde Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post.
Inverclyde Council, Revenue & Benefits, Municipal Buildings, Clyde Square, Greenock, PA15 1LY 01475 714 444

Midlothian Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post.
Midlothian Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, Buccleuch House, PO Box 12956, Dalkeith, Midlothian, EH22 1YB 01312 705 600

Moray Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Moray Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, High Street, Elgin, Moray, IV30 1BX 01343 563 456

North Ayrshire – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online -(May/June)
North Ayrshire Council, Benefits Service, Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE 01294 310 001

North Lanarkshire – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
North Lanarkshire Council, Scottish Welfare Fund, PO BOX 19078, Motherwell, ML1 9DU 03005 550 405

Orkney Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Orkney Council, Financial Services, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY 01856 886 312

Perth & Kinross – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Perth & Kinross Council, Welfare Rights Team, Pullar House, 35 Kinnoull Street, Perth, PH1 5GD 01738 476 900

Renfrewshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.
Renfrewshire Council, The Benefits Service, Renfrewshire House, Cotton Street, Paisley, PA1 1JD 03003 000 204

Scottish Borders Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post.
Scottish Borders Council, Revenue & Benefits Section, Newtown, St. Boswells, Melrose, TD6 0SA 03001 001 800

Shetland Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post,online.
Shetland Council, Revenues & Benefits Section, Office HQ, 8 North Ness Business Park, Lerwick, Shetland, ZE1 0LZ 01595 744 682

South Ayrshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

CGs -Face-to-face, phone, post, on-line.

CCGS -Face-to-face, post, online.
South Ayrshire Council, Revenue & Benefits Team, County Buildings, Wellington Square, Ayr, KA7 1DR 03001 230 900

South Lanarkshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.
Scottish Welfare Fund Team, Housing and Technical Resources, PO Box 3594, Glasgow, G73 9EG 03031 231 007

Stirling Council – Welfare Fund Page

Phone, post, online.

Scottish Welfare Fund team, Teith House, Kerse Road, Stirling, FK7 7QA

01786 233 210

West Dunbartonshire Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone, post, online.

West Dunbartonshire Council, Scottish Welfare Fund, Garshake Road, Dumbarton, G82 3PU 01389 737 640

West Lothian Council – Welfare Fund Page

Face-to-face, phone.

Scottish Welfare Fund, St David House, Bathgate, West Lothian, EH48 1TT

01506 773 440