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Household support fund

Applications for the household support fund are now paused. Please come back and check this website for when the scheme will re-open.

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Looking after yourself and others during the hot weather

Heatwaves can be dangerous, especially for the very young, very old or those with chronic disease.

If anyone you know is likely to be at risk during a heatwave, help them to get the advice and support they need. Older people living on their own should be visited daily to check they are OK.

Those at particular risk during a heatwave are:

  • The elderly or frail
  • Babies and young children
  • People with mental health problems
  • People on certain medication
  • Those with a serious chronic condition, particularly breathing or heart problems
  • People who already have a high temperature from an infection
  • People who use alcohol or illicit drugs
  • People with mobility problems
  • People who are physically active like manual workers and sportsmen and women