The Care Workers' Charity COVID-19 Grant Fund aims to provide emergency funding for individuals who are currently employed in a role that is involved in or supports the provision of adult, elderly or disability care. These may include residential social care, domiciliary/home care, supported living care.
The Care Workers Charity is currently offering the following grants:
• ISOLATION AND SHIELDING GRANTS - If you have taken one, two or more weeks off work due to Covid-19 for either illness, self-isolation, or shielding. We are currently awarding between £250 (1 week of self-isolation), £500 (2 weeks of self-isolation), up to £2,000 (12 weeks of shielding).
• FUNERAL COST GRANT - If you are a care worker who is responsible for paying the funeral costs of a next of kin (partner, parent, sibling, child, or other on a case-by-case basis) OR if you are the next of kin for a care worker who has passed on from COVID--19, then we are awarding grants of up to £2000.