Toggle menu

Household Support Fund 4 (HSF4)

How HSF funds can be used

The HSF funds can be used to support households with: 

  • energy bills for any form of fuel that is used for the purpose of domestic heating, cooking, or lighting, including oil or portable gas cylinders  
  • water bills including for drinking, washing, cooking, as well as for sanitary purposes and sewerage 
  • the cost of food  
  • essential costs related to energy, food and water such as warm clothing, blankets, the purchase of equipment such as fridges, freezers, ovens, slow cookers  
  • housing costs where existing housing support schemes do not meet this need.   
  • support with other bills including broadband or phone bills
  • essential transport-related costs such as repairing a car, buying a bicycle, or paying for fuel  

 The fund may also be used to provide supplementary advice services to people, including debt and benefit advice, where considered appropriate.  

Share this page

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share by email