COVID19 funding for struggling households available

Thirlwall Parish Council Announcement

re: Adapt North East ~ Covid-19 Emergency Funding

Please find information below in relation to £100,000 funding provided by Bernicia for all of Northumberland. Adapt North East has been asked by Northumberland County Council to administer the grant in West Northumberland; there is a pot of £20,000. This funding, is available for households in Northumberland which are suffering hardship as a consequence of the Virus and the grants are designed to have direct and beneficial impact.


 There are just a few limitations:

  • Households referred under our part of the scheme should be living in the West of Northumberland.
  • Households will be suffering hardship because of the virus and their need can include:

o             Change in financial circumstances

o             Breakdown in relationship

o             Delays in benefits payments or those under the special Covid-19 funding schemes

o             Changes in employment

o             Breakdown of essential household items e.g. washing machine

o             Unexpected fuel or other bills

o             Any other unexpected hardship will be considered…

  • Every effort should have been made to access other sources of funding such as special Covid-19 schemes or Universal Credit.
  • Businesses are not eligible under this scheme.

To find out more please contact the Chairperson of Thirlwall Parish Council:

Sue Seymour on email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

016977 47359 (mainline telephone) or 07935 259 416 (mobile)