One-off grants are now avaible to any Young, Adult or Family Carer living in Southend, with food and/or fuel needs.  Click on the link below to find out more or apply for a grant.

As the pandemic and winter grips the nation, Southend Carers and Citizens Advice Southend, want to make sure that carers and their families aren’t left struggling, during this very challenging time – with the difficult decision of whether to “Eat or Heat”.Have you turned the heating down or off, because there’s not enough money to pay the increased utility or energy bills? Has buying food for yourself or the family, become a weekly worry? Is your boiler on the blink or your fridge on the fritz?If that Carer is you – then we want to help you!Thanks to a generous Food & Fuel funding award from the DWP and Southend Borough Council, Southend Carers and Citizens Advice Southend, will be distributing one-off grants of up to £300 – during January to March, to any Young, Adult or Family Carers with food and/or fuel needs, living in Southend.Click on the link below to answer a few questions, press SUBMIT and then we’ll give you a call to ask you more about your specific needs. It’s as simple as that.Don’t delay! We’re waiting and wanting to help you. https://forms.office.com/Pages/ResponsePage.aspx?id=qVD6C4Aw1ky4ytEfm05hpjT9yfnvsvpNlncB3Rl2DqdUNTNITTZOUEE3N1lVUFpKOVpGR0w3V0wzNiQlQCN0PWcu