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Strathearn Warm Places – A warm welcome awaits across the Strath this winter. Click here for full details.


This PKC webpage is a very good place to start – summarises all the help available:

Worrying about Money – Perth and Kinross \ A useful summary of where to go for help.

Summary of help for old people here

Reduced rate broadband

This will apply for those receiving Universal Credit, Pension Credit, Jobseeker’s Allowance or Income Support.

Financial Insecurity Fund

This PKC administered fund helps with fuel debt (gas electricity and one off top ups for oil tanks), it also helps with rural hardship (this applies to anyone who lives outside Perth), broadband debt, rent and council tax debt and also school club/dinner debt. Applications to this fund are taking between 4 and 8 weeks to be processed as we have received an overwhelming number of applications.

Welfare Trust

This PKC administered fund helps with pretty much anything that is not covered by the community care grant and is always worth making an application to if you cannot find a fund that covers what you are needing help with ie clothing, help with car repairs, car seats for children.

Food poverty – assistance

Some useful pointers on where to go for help if you are struggling to feed your family

Mencap Easy Read explanation of the Cost of Living crisis

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