Following a review the council took the decision to close the Haringey Support Fund as of the 1 April 2016. Further information about this decision is available on the Agendas and Minutes page.
Alternative forms of support can be found in the Support Fund Directory (PDF, 496KB).
The Department for Work and Pensions continue to be responsible for discretionary payments such as Short Term Advances, Budgeting Loans (for those not on Universal Credit) and Budgeting Advances (for those on Universal Credit).
Short Term Advances are available to people who are experiencing issues with their benefits while Budgeting Loans and Advances are available to people with intermittent expenses.