Please note that our office is closed from 5.00pm Thursday 18 April 2019 until 10.00am Tuesday 23 April 2019. You can still use our online application and contact forms, however, these will not be received by us until we reopen on Tuesday 23 April 2019.
We are the Scottish Welfare Fund independent review service at the SPSO. We carry out independent reviews of decisions the councils make on community care, and crisis grant applications.
If you would like to apply for a crisis or community care grant you should contact your local council. You cannot apply to us.
Scottish Welfare Fund Independent Review Service Events & Workshops