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The COVID Local Support Grant (CLSG), previously the COVID Winter Grant Scheme (CWGS), is a temporary scheme set up by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP).
The COVID Local Support Grant (CLSG), previously the COVID Winter Grant Scheme (CWGS), is a temporary scheme set up by the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP). It funds county councils and unitary authorities (including metropolitan councils and London boroughs) to provide direct assistance to support families with children, other vulnerable households and individuals most in need.
The grant enables local authorities across England to support those who are struggling with the cost of food, energy and water bills and other associated costs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. There is updated information for local councils on the COVID Local Support Grant funding extension from 21 June to 30 September 2021.
See: COVID Local Support Grant extension 21 June to 30 September 2021: guidance for local councils - GOV.UK (www.gov.uk)
06 Jul 2021
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