We approve over 90% of applications received
Do I need to pay back the grant?
No, you do not have to pay back the grant.
There are lots of people who are worse off than me - should I still apply?
I am not on benefits - can I still apply?
No, you do not need to be in receipt of benefits. You just need to be on a low income, whether from pensions, wages or benefits. You must be aged 60 or over.
I am on Universal Credit - can I still apply?
I am not old enough to get a pension - can I still apply?
I am still working - can I still apply?
I have applied before - can I apply again?
I own my own house - can I still apply?
I have some savings put aside - can I still apply?
I have a private pension - can I still apply?
I am not really an 'old' person, as I am still quite active - can I still apply?
What financial information do I need to provide?
Visit us Wednesdays at the Council Hub
Join us every Wednesday from 10am to 1pm for face-to-face advice about the grants we offer.
The Hub – St Albans
City & District Council, Civic Centre
St Albans AL1 3JE