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Migrant Destitution Fund

The Migrant Destitution Fund supports destitute migrants with "no recourse to public funds" (NRPF). The Fund provides monthly £80 cash grants to anyone in Greater Manchester who is destitute with no access to income or public funds. Those with children can receive an extra £50 per child.

Who to contact

E-mail
info@migrantdestitution.co.uk
Website
https://www.migrantdestitution.co.uk/
Facebook
https://www.facebook.com/mdfGM
Twitter
https://www.migrantdestitution.co.uk/

Who is it for?

Ages
All ages
Eligibility Details
  • Applicants must have no recourse to public funds

  • Must live within one of the ten boroughs of Greater Manchester

  • Are destitute, in that they cannot meet their basic needs (eg. food or accommodation)

  • Have not received a grant in the previous 28 days

  • Couples who both have no recourse to public funds are both eligible to submit separate applications

 

APPLICATION PROCESS:

  1. You cannot apply directly to the fund, you need to be referred by an organisation - you can find our referring partners on our website at https://www.migrantdestitution.co.uk/apply-to-the-fund. If you're not already receiving support from one of them then we would strongly encourage you to contact a local organisation who can help with all your needs. If you aren't near to any of these organisations we recommend contacting Mustard Tree or Rainbow Haven who work with people right across Greater Manchester).

  2. If you need to access the Fund then discuss it with the organisation you receive support from, they can then make an application to the fund for you.

  3. The application will be checked for eligibility and then reviewed by a panel. The Panel is made up of two people with lived experience of destitution, and two people who work with groups supporting destitute migrants.

  4. The panel meets twice a week so you should get a response within 4 working days.

  5. The funds will be paid to you directly by the referring agency.

How to use this service

Referral Required?
Referral Details
  • You cannot apply directly to the fund, you need to be referred by an organisation - you can find our referring partners on our website at https://www.migrantdestitution.co.uk/apply-to-the-fund. If you're not already receiving support from one of them then we would strongly encourage you to contact a local organisation who can help with all your needs. If you aren't near to any of these organisations we recommend contacting Mustard Tree or Rainbow Haven who work with people right across Greater Manchester)

Cost Information
Free

How accessible is this service?

Further Details

Our fund is accessed through partners, you do not need to physically visit the fund.

Last updated date:
21 May 2021

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