Individuals, their families and neighbours, members of the voluntary sector or professionals working with older people in distress in the UK can apply to AFTAID for indirect financial assistance to purchase essential items.
Written support from a Social Worker, Doctor or other professional is required.
Grants are paid directly to the provider or supplier of goods. The beneficiary must be at least 65 years old, on a low income and a UK citizen living in the UK.
AFTAID is a continuous rolling programme.
For more information Tel: 0870 803 1950 or go to the website