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Community care support

Community care support is one of two schemes that make up Sunderland City Council's local welfare provision scheme. It is intended to help vulnerable people who lack financial resources to:

  • enter or re-enter the community or;
  • maintain their independence within the community.

The scheme can provide help with:

  • beds
  • refurbished furniture
  • refurbished white goods
  • small essential household items

Eligibility criteria

The individual's application must meet the Policy Requirements (pdf) requirements which are: 

How to apply

Applications must be made via telephone to our Home and money team.

Find out where you can get help with budgeting, debt and employment (pdf).

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