23 Apr Islington Council’s Resident Scheme
The scheme supports the Council’s vision of a fairer Islington by offering temporary financial support to residents facing severe difficulties because of government cuts, changes to welfare benefits or those who find themselves in crisis.
The Resident Support Scheme brings together a number of different funding streams to try to ensure effective targeting of spend, reduce duplication of support and ensure that the appropriate funds are used. The scheme targets those at risk rather than those simply in need. It has universal eligibility criteria that determines whether a resident qualifies for support.
Referral to the scheme
You can make self-referrals or apply on behalf of someone else. You need to send an email with your contact information and details about your situation to the RSS team, who can issue a voucher towards groceries/fuel costs.