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Financial Assistance

Everything you need to know about applying to us for financial assistance. 

Applications are currently taking at least six weeks to be allocated to a caseworker.

If you have already applied, you can check the status of your application by logging-in to your portal account.

Help to get back on your feet

If you’re a current, former or retired civil servant or a dependant of one, and you’re facing unexpected costs you can’t cover, we may be able to help.

Please note that we are not a crisis service as applications take time to process and action.

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What you need to know before you apply

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Am I eligible?

We support current former and retired civil servants and their dependants.

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What if I have savings?

Your savings or capital cannot exceed £6000. Here’s what this means.

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What do you cover?

Our financial assistance is for unexpected costs. Here’s some examples.

Making an application

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How to apply

If you are ready to make an application, start here.

You’ll need to have copies of documents and financial information to hand.

Help with the portal

You’ll use our online portal to make and manage your application. If you’ve lost your password or can’t log in, here’s some help.

What to do in a crisis

Charity for Civil Servants is not a crisis support charity. If you are in an emergency situation, here are some organisations that can help.

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