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Financial Advice

Emergency Limited Assistance Scheme - ELAS

Our Emergency Limited Assistance Scheme supports local residents who are experiencing severe hardship, a disaster or emergency. It is there to meet one-off needs by providing things like - PayPoint Credit - travel warrants - essential household goods - referrals to a support service. You can find out more at the link below or get in touch with us on 0151 934 3377, Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm.

Cost of Living Payment 

You may be able to get a payment to help with cost of living if you are getting certain benefits or tax credits. This is a national government scheme with direct payment from the Government. 

To find out what could be available to you, visit the Government Cost of Living website here.

Household Support Fund 

The Household Support Fund provides financial help to Sefton residents who are struggling to afford energy, food and water bills.

If you receive an award under this scheme, you will not be required to pay it back and it will not be treated as income for tax or benefit purposes.

Find out more.

Emergency Limited Assistance Scheme 

Sefton's Emergency Limited Assistance Scheme (ELAS) is available to support local residents. This is for if you are experiencing severe hardship, a disaster or emergency. It is there to meet one-off needs and not ongoing expenses.

Find out more.

 


Last Updated on Friday, March 10, 2023

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