SNP Supporting People Through Cost Crisis
New figures show that 4,325 Scottish Welfare Fund payments have been made to support people in Angus between July 2022 and June 2023.
The Scottish Welfare Fund, consisting of Community Care Grants and Crisis Grants, is a national scheme funded by the Scottish Government and administered by local authorities which provides support to those most in need.
Latest figures have shown that, across Angus, 3,450 Crisis Grants have been awarded in addition to 875 Community Care Grants.
Since the SNP introduced the Scottish Welfare Fund in 2013, £410 million has been awarded to support 519,890 individual households.