Application for Emergency Limited Assistance Scheme
Sefton Emergency Limited Assistance Scheme
Sefton's Emergency Limited Assistance Scheme (ELAS) was established on 1st April 2013. The scheme has very limited funds available for Sefton residents who require support to meet severe hardship and emergencies, particularly those from vulnerable groups.
Fraud
The Council takes the threat of fraud seriously. An applicant who tries to fraudulently claim by falsely declaring their true circumstances, providing a false statement or evidence in support of their claim, may have committed an offence under the Fraud Act 2006. All allegations of fraud will be investigated. Criminal proceedings or other sanctions may be applied in appropriate circumstances.
A Eligibility Criteria
If the address you are claiming this assistance from is outside Sefton you should go to the local authority for that area.