Hairdressers' Charity

Financial assistance is available to past and present members of the professional hairdressing and beauty industry, providing help to those in immediate crisis with the cost of daily living and essential items.

Last updated on 1 July 2019

Who is eligible?

The charity helps current or previous hairdressers for at least five years, and have worked in the industry in the last fifteen years. You must be in financial need, for example because of you have an illness or disability, mental health problems, are homeless, have suffered a bereavement or have become a carer.

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

  • 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?

Complete the form and return it with copies of bank statements and proof of your involvement in the hairdressing industry. On receipt of this information, your case will be put to The Hairdressers’ Charity Committee at their next monthly meeting. You will then be notified of the outcome of your request for help and be advised of any next steps. If you have any difficulty understanding the form or if you have any queries, please contact the office where someone will do their best to help you.

Call If you need more help or advice completing the form, please contact us on 01234 831888 or info@thehairdresserscharity.org

Contact details

Hairdressers' Charity, First Floor, One Abbey Court,
Fraser Road, Priory Business Park
Bedford
Bedfordshire
MK44 3WH
Telephone: 01234 831888
Email: info@thehairdresserscharity.org
Web: http://www.thehairdresserscharity.org/

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