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Relief Fund

The Trades House of Glasgow Relief Fund is available to individuals within the city of Glasgow and surrounding areas who are in great need due to financial hardship or other disadvantage.

Who is eligible?

People with UK residency, those with the right to work in the UK and Asylum seekers with Home Office approval.

Please note that the Trades House of Glasgow Relief Fund is unable to help with the following: rent, rent arrears, council tax, council tax arrears,household bills and household bill arrears, funeral costs (except in exceptional circumstances), holidays, items, support or personal effects which Councils are legally required to provide including shelter and accommodation, cosmetic repairs and improvements, items and treatments which the state provides and support for people who are still drug or alcohol dependent.

How to apply?

For assistance from the Relief Fund, download the application form from the link below, then complete and return by email or post.

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PLEASE NOTE: Financial and personal information will be required as part of our assessment process. This information will remain confidential and will not be passed to any other organisation without prior consent.

What happens after making an application?

Your application form will be forwarded to the Trades House of Glasgow social worker who will make contact with you within 4-6 weeks from receipt of application. She will contact you to discuss your application further. This will then be passed to the Charities Committee to reach a decision about granting funds or declining the request. Please note that the Charities Committee meet bi-monthly, and it could be 12 weeks before a decision is made on your application

PLEASE NOTE: If the application is successful, our normal procedure is to purchase and arrange delivery of the items that monies have been awarded for or to issue a voucher

We very rarely pay funds direct to the applicant

For more information, contact Katrina or call 0141 553 1605.