Flexible Food Fund

Argyll and Bute Flexible Food and Fuel Fund offers financial support and wider confidential professional help to anyone suffering hardship. Working in partnership with the Community Food Forum, Bute Advice Centre and ALIenergy, households with low incomes and no access to cash savings can apply for immediate financial support. The Fund will help support daily living expenses.

If the claimant engages with these services, a second payment will be made to contribute to a further months daily living expenses.

Applications to the Fund can be made only once, with initial applications being made via the online claim form below. 

Under certain exceptional circumstances you may be eligible to claim more than one grant – enquiries and applications for subsequent grants should be made via Bute Advice Centre staff on 01700 502784.

If you need help or support to complete the form, or with providing supporting evidence, please call Bute Advice Centre on 01700 502784 and ask about the Flexible Food and Fuel Fund.

Additional help

When claiming for the Flexible Food and Fuel Fund, you will also be considered for a Crisis Grant to meet any immediate needs for help with daily living expenses.

Working with the Community Food Forum a referral route to Argyll and Bute Flexible Food and Fuel Fund is also available through local foodbanks. This will ensure families with a genuine need are properly assessed for support and receive professional help.

Apply online

Apply for the flexible food fund (Word)

Apply for the flexible food fund (PDF)

You can send your completed forms to abfff@argyll-bute.gov.uk


Funded by UK Government


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