Aberlour Urgent Assistance Fund
by Aberlour - Scotland's Children's Charity Claimed ( Housing and Homelessness, Health & Social Care Services, Children & Families )
We administer the Aberlour Urgent Assistance Fund, which awards cash grants to assist children and young people (aged 16 and under) across Scotland, and their families, who are suffering extreme hardship.
This support is usually via cash grants to assist with a range of needs, such as emergency clothing, bedding, appliance repairs or replacement of appliances that have failed; and other situations where emergency furniture is required – for example, for a family whose home has been damaged due to flooding, or for a parent who has fled domestic abuse and had to leave belongings behind.
Please note, available funds are limited and all applications will be evaluated against evidence of a family’s financial status. In the event of a successful application, it is unlikely a beneficiary will receive more than £100 per child, where requests relate to items for children.
Applications must be endorsed and submitted by a sponsor, acting in their professional capacity.
To qualify for cash grants from the Trust:
- There must be a child in the family who is 16 or under.
- That child must be suffering extreme hardship.
- Grants are made at the discretion of the Trust.
- A sponsor must submit a fully completed and legible application on an official application form
To apply for a grant, please download the Aberlour Urgent Assistance Fund application form from our website.
Last updated 25/10/2018
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