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Household Support Fund 5

  • Location: Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
  • Price: Free
Call 01223 221929 for more info

Please note, this service is not available outside Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Head office.'s catchment area.

Age UK Cambridgeshire and Peterborough
Frans House
Fenton Way
PE16 6UP
United Kingdom

The Household Support Fund 5 is now open, please call now to check if you are eligible, for this help and for longer term income maximisation support.

Age UK Cambridgeshire & Peterborough continue to work in partnership with Cambridgeshire County Council, administering the Household Support Fund 5 for Cambridgeshire residents aged 65 and over.

We offer support for pensioners living in Cambridgeshire who are struggling financially.

Eligibility Criteria

 Born on or before 31st April 1958
 £24, 876 per single person living alone, £34,494 per couple/joint application
 Savings of up to £16,000 only
 The support is set at 2 claims of £110 per person/Household

Receiving the Support

Two x £110 per person/household within the six month extension period, can be paid by BACS payments direct to a current account (not savings accounts or Nationwide accounts), Supermarket vouchers, cash out codes to a mobile, Fuel top-ups to a mobile (except for British Gas, who are providing direct support to their customers)

Please be Advised

 This is for people living in Cambridgeshire only
 Support from the Fund will not be paid on the same day – payments take between 4 and 7 working days.
 Our staff will not ask for the long bank card details or the security number on the card.
 Our staff will always give their full name and contact details, so the caller can make enquiries to verify who we are.
 We are happy to talk to family members or carers.
 We do ask for bank account details to make the payment – However, we only ask for the account number, sort code and name which appears on the account. This information will allow a deposit to be made into the account but cannot give access to make a withdrawal of money from the account.
 There are other methods of us getting the support to people. Food Vouchers, cash out codes to a mobile, Fuel top - ups to a mobile (except for British Gas, who are providing direct support to their customers).

How do I apply?

For Household Support Fund 5 claims and longer term advice and support, please leave your name and number in a message and one of the HSF team will call you back.


Telephone Cambridgeshire: 01223 221929

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