Financial Support Services

Nawaal Benevolence Fund

Waltham Forest Only

Other Help

Waltham Forest Council is offering financial assistance to residence for more information visit below 

  • Local Welfare Assistance
  • Council Tax Hardship Scheme,
  • Discretional Housing Payment Scheme
  • Council Tax Support
  • Council Leaseholder Service Charges etc.

Local Services

Visit our Financial Support page for all available options to Waltham Forest residents and Nationwide.

Government Services

Various Government support packages have been announce since March. For more information, visit the Dedicated Government Business Support website at

Click here to find out more support for voluntary community and social enterprises including:

  • Coronavirus Community Support Fund
  • Retail, Hospitality and Leisure Grant Fund
  • Coronavirus Local Authority Discretionary Grants Fund
  • National Emergencies Trust Coronavirus Appeal
  • Resilience and Recovery Loan Scheme
  • Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme
  • Coronavirus Business Loan Interruption Scheme
  • Deferral of the next quarter VAT payments
  • Kickstart Scheme
  • Business rate relief/exemption
  • Gift Aid

Government Hotline Phone Numbers:

  • Business support & ventilators: 0300 456 3565
  • HMRC: 0800 015 9559
  • Universal Credit: 0800 328 5644
  • School Closures: 0800 046 8687
  • NHS: Only call 111 if you cannot get help online at

For help with food and other basic necessities visit our Food Bank Page by clicking HERE