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Household support fund

This scheme is to help if you are struggling to pay your bills due to the cost of living increases - Household support fund application.

Dudley Council
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Below are some typical warning markers that may indicate a resident is being targeted by scammers. If you should spot any of these signs, please contact the Scams Unit who will contact the resident to ensure they are safe.

A common theme for all scams is that the victim may be:

  • Experiencing financial hardship which prevents them from stocking their kitchen cupboards, heating their house or paying bills as a result of spending money on scams (or extortionate amounts for work – doorstep scams)
  • Spending a lot of their time on scams and therefore have begun to neglect themselves or their home