Live Well – money available for tenants who are struggling

If you’re a ForHousing tenant in Salford, Oldham, Knowsley or Fylde and are in crisis, we have money available designed to help you in the short term to buy essential items that you cannot afford. This funding does not need to be paid back. Some of the ways in which we can help include: 

  • Vouchers for food and other essential items such as toiletries 
  • Counselling sessions provided by Talk Listen Change, click here to refer yourself
  • Top-up a pre-payment energy meters 
  • Household items such as bedding and curtains 

If you need help with any of the above or with buying other essentials not listed, please complete the Live Well form below. We review on a case by case basis – we will do our best to support you or put you in touch with someone who can. 

We can also: 

  • Work with you to review your income and outgoings 
  • Offer advice on ways to make the most of your income and reduce debt 
  • Look at whether you’re receiving all the financial support you’re entitled to 
  • Signpost you to other agencies that we think could help you 
  • Provide employment support to help you gain extra skills to secure a job 

Please do not struggle alone. We can support you with everything from contacting utility suppliers and applying for benefits to advice on budgeting and managing any rent arrears or other debts. If you would like support, you can complete an online form below and our team will be in touch or call us on 0300 123 55 22. 

Improving lives with help from Live Well

“We visited the tenant and noticed a lack of furniture and asked where the tenant slept, and how they cooked as he had no bed, cooker or fridge. He told us that he bought takeaway food and slept on a sofa as he could not afford more as his energy bill was very high and there was no money left over.”

Click here to find out how the fund has improved lives
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