Tenant's Toolkit

Financial Support

Bromley Welfare Fund

This is a scheme is to help Bromley residents on low incomes to:

  • Establish themselves in the community following a stay in temporary accommodation provided by Bromley Council
  • Establish themselves in the community following a stay in hospital or similar settings
  • Maintain a home in the community
  • Settle in to accommodation when they are discharged from the council’s homeless duty

The scheme will cover applications for: Furniture – beds only and Household equipment – cooker, fridge freezer. The fund makes no emergency payments or for replacement goods.

More info here and application form link here.

Tax Credits Helpline

If you are responsible for a child or young person then you may be eligible for child tax credits, or if you work, but earn low wages, you may be entitled to working tax credits. Tel: 0845 300 3900 Website: www.hmrc.gov.uk/taxcredits

Bromley Borough Foodbank

Part of a nationwide network of foodbanks, supported by The Trussell Trust, working to combat poverty and hunger across the UK.

Website: https://bromleyborough.foodbank.org.uk

Crisis Smartmove

Advice on schemes in your area (London) – providing possible help for those living in London who can not afford the deposit for private rented accommodation – have to be over 25 years old.

Tel: 0870 011 3335 or 020 7713 7655.