Financial assistance

We provide emergency cash grants and financial support to eligible Merton residents to help pay for things like household appliances, school educational trips, furniture, clothing and school uniforms. Find out more and apply.

We also work with Citizens Advice to provide free, face to face advice to residents of Merton covering welfare benefits, debt, housing and employment enquiries. Find out more and book an appointment.

Help us make sure that no one in Merton has to face life’s challenges alone

We’re offering practical help and personal support to more than 2,000 people across our borough every year. Whether money’s tight, they’re feeling low or overwhelmed, or they’re looking for new friends and activities locally, we’re always here. Or at least we can be, with your support. Will you help us make sure that no one in our community has to face life’s challenges alone?

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