Emergency support

You can apply to the discretionary support fund if you live in Croydon and are in financial hardship and need emergency support.

Croydon discretionary support

Croydon discretionary scheme ceased in November 2020

The discretionary support team can support with referrals to local food banks only.

How to apply

Email dhp2@croydon.gov.uk with the following details:

  • the reason you need the emergency support for a food bank referral 
  • when you will receive your next Universal Credit/wages 
  • a mini statement from your bank or building society

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