Financial Support

For financial advice, Paul’s Place can be your first point of contact. These are the basic resources available on the local authorities’ websites, that members of the public can access. Anything that is related to Paul’s Place finances should be spoken about with our office staff.

From your local council

South Glos Council:

Includes support with the rising cost of living and more.

Bristol Council:

Emergency fund (Food and Fuel)

Full list of services

North Somerset: 

Welfare support fund for emergencies

Full list of resources

St. Monica’s Trust:

“Supporting the lives of older people in Bristol and the surrounding area has been part of the vision for St Monica Trust since it began 100 years ago. Today our Charitable Giving team helps tackle a variety of issues by distributing hundreds of thousands of pounds to individuals, families and organisations across Bristol, South Gloucestershire, North Somerset and Bath & North-East Somerset.” 

You may be eligible for one of their hardship grants. For more information about who can apply, please visit their website here.