9th February 2024
Who can apply for LWP?
Who can apply?
To apply for Local Welfare Provision you must be at least 16 years old and:
- Be a resident of Wokingham Borough, or
- Have been housed out of the area by us, or
- Be able to demonstrate, through a financial assessment, that they are unable to meet the costs of the emergency, or
- Be able to demonstrate that it has not been possible to secure support from other means
- Need essential help to become established, or to remain, in the community, or
- Must require essential assistance with an emergency