If you are on a low income or struggling to afford furniture, white goods or household essential items, there are a number of ways in which you can get help. From Places for People to external organisations, we aim to provide support, advice and signposting. We have a variety of resources to provide as much help and support as possible to our customers through the cost-of-living crisis and other issues. If you believe you could benefit from additional support, please get in touch to fill out a referral form.
We may be able to support you with the following items:
- Essential Start-up Household Items
- Window Coverings
- White goods
- Energy Efficiency Items
- Hoarding and House Clearance
Third party organisations
There are a number of national organisations that offer furniture and household support. These range from free and discounted furniture to grants and advice. If applying through an external organisation, please do so within guidelines of that specific organisation.
UK-wide charity that provides grants support for people experiencing financial hardship, with no restrictions on who they can help. They provide grants for all types of furniture, including flooring
- Buttle UK
support children and their families, including the provision of beds, and offer more comprehensive packages of support as opposed to grants for single items. Applications must be submitted by a registered support worker.
- Family Fund
help vulnerable children and young people up to the age of 18 who are experiencing a crisis or emergency through their BBC Children in Need Emergency Essentials Fund. They provide essential furniture items, and they accept direct applications.
provides TVs, radios, and tablet computers to isolated and lonely people living in poverty.
Grant funding and directory for organisations offering support
- Family action (grants)
Family Action transforms lives by providing practical, emotional and financial support to those who are experiencing poverty, disadvantage and social isolation across the country.
- Salvation Army
- End furniture poverty
- British Heart foundation
- Entitled to
Local Reuse websites
There are also a number of ways to access free and discounted furniture locally in your community. These websites offer an alternative way to access furniture enabling users to reuse and recycle.
- Reuse Network
Where to contact us:
If you feel you need further support accessing household items such as white goods, furniture and carpets please get in touch with one of our coordinators at firstname.lastname@example.org