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Richmond COVID-19 Hardship Fund

This is a temporary fund, made available by the Council, to assist households with children who have been affected by the COVID-19 situation, have had their normal income disrupted and have had to claim Universal Credit.

Before you start

The fund can help households by providing support with groceries in the form of supermarket vouchers.

To be eligible for support the following criteria must be met. You must:

  • Be a couple or lone parent with at least 1 dependant child (i.e. still in receipt of Child Benefit)
  • Have lost employment or income due to COVID-19
  • Have claimed Universal Credit due to COVID-19 income change (i.e. since 15 March 2020)
  • Live in the borough of Richmond upon Thames

What happens next

If you make an application, we aim to respond to you within 2 working days.

We will contact you if we require any further information or evidence.

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Updated: 28 May 2021