Decision details

To provide a total of £240,000 from the Household Support Fund to six advice charities in Leeds.

Reference: D55823

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer Community Hubs, Welfare and Business Support gave approval for funding of £240,000 to six advice charities in Leeds who will receive up to £40,000 each to provide clients on low incomes and in need with support for food, fuel and essential items. The organisations are;
o Citizens Advice Leeds
o Chapeltown Citizens Advice Bureau
o Burmantoft Community Projects
o Gipsil
o Better Leeds Communities
o St Vincents Support Centre

• Leeds City Council has been allocated £7,098,648.16 to spend between 1st October 2022 and 31st March 2022.

• This is a significant operational decision as a direct consequence of a key decision taken on 26.5.22 regarding the Household Support Fund for Leeds ref D55289. For more information please see the report relating to the key decision.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Joanna Rowlands, Financial Inclusion Manager 0113 37 89219 Email:

Publication date: 24/11/2022

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