Hair and Beauty Charity (formerly The Hairdressers' Charity)

Grants for anyone who works, or has worked in the professional hair and beauty industries and needs financial assistance.

You might need a grant for yourself, or for an immediate family member such as your partner, parent, child or grandchild.

We consider applications from:

  • anyone currently working in the hair and beauty industries, and has been for at least 3 years
  • anyone who has previously worked in one of these industries for at least 5 years, and not longer than 15 years ago

Last updated on 15 October 2019

Who is eligible?

The charity accepts applications from:

  • anyone currently working in the hair and beauty industries, and have done for a minimum of 3 years


  • anyone who has previously worked in the hair and beauty industries for at least 5 years and in the last 15 years

The charity also supports beauticians in need. Contact them for more information about eligibility criteria.

The help may be needed for you personally or for your immediate family, including your spouse or partner, parents, children or grandchildren in full-time education or up to the age of 18, or other dependants.

What we can't help with

  • People with savings of over £500. This includes bank account credit balances which do not fall below £500 over the course of one month.
  • Bankruptcy fees
  • Debt or rent arrears
  • House repairs or renovations
  • Funeral costs
  • Financial assistance or advice for struggling businesses
  • Hairdressing equipment, unless in exceptional circumstances 
  • Training

How to apply?

You can download an application form from the Hair and Beauty Charity website

Please complete the form and include the relevant bank statements and proof of working in the industry. You can send the completed form by email or post. 

Please call or email the charity if you have any questions or need support with the form: 01234 831888 or

Contact details

The Hair and Beauty Charity, First Floor, One Abbey Court,
Fraser Road, Priory Business Park
MK44 3WH

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