Emergency Support Scheme
You might be able to get a one-off payment for specific items through our Emergency Support Scheme; for example, if there is a flood or fire in your home.
See if you can get an emergency payment.
Community Support Award
You could also get a Community Support Award which we provide for basic household items and furniture.
See if you can get a Community Support Award.
Furniture for free or at affordable prices
You can get free or affordable furniture through FreeCycle, which provides second-hand items. Membership is free.
You can also visit a local charity shop, like the Greenwich and Bexley Community Hospice or a British Heart Foundation furniture shop.
Find your nearest charity shop.
Home improvement grants for homeowners
You may be able to get help with paying for repairs or home improvements.
Grants of up to £5,000 are available to meet the cost of major repairs and essential improvements to your home.