Safety and Security Grant

The Safety and Security Grant is available to vulnerable households to improve the safety and security of their homes, this includes completing minor repairs to support day to day living and independence (non-emergency works).

Eligibility

Available to vulnerable households where the applicant is suffering from ill health or a disability.

Qualifying works

Works such as, but not exclusively:

  • Window and door locks
  • Security bolts
  • Security lighting
  • Access to sanitation including repairs to toilets
  • Access to washing including replacement taps to sinks, showers and baths
  • Connecting Appliances
  • Access to lighting and heating including like for like replacement of light fittings
  • Like for like replacement of switches and sockets
  • Repairs to pathways and the removal of trip hazards
  • Small scale works to ensure that the property remains weather proof including minor repairs to doors windows and gutters
  • Window fixtures and coverings
  • Flooring repairs
  • Storage and shelving
  • Door reversals

Type and level of financial support

Measures funded by way of a grant to the value of £500

Limited to two grants on any 12 month period.

Note: Where the applicant is a tenant, any items deemed to be the responsibility of the landlord will not be grant funded and where works are deemed eligible landlords consent will be required.

Apply Online for the Safety & Security Grant

Last updated: 05/07/2021 10:24:27