New Scheme replacing Crisis Loans and CCGs

Briefing from Norfolk County Council on Local Assistance Scheme which will replace Crisis Loans and Community Care Grants.
As many of you will know, as part of wider welfare reforms, Norfolk County Council are taking over the funding of elements of the social fund from the DWP, specifically Crisis Loans and Community Care Grants, as of April this year.

This means that there will be a totally new ‘Local Assistance Scheme’ implemented. An updated (22.3.13) briefing from the County Council is attached below.