Licensed Trade Charity

Grants for people in need who are working or who have worked in the licensed drinks industry/ pub trade (pubs, bars or breweries) for 5 years or more. This can include spouses/partners and dependent children.

The charity can also provide advice and guidance for people who work or have worked in bars, pubs and breweries for any period of time, whether it is 3 months or 30 years. We have a free helpline that runs from 8am – 8pm 365 days per year.

PLEASE NOTE: Licensed Trade Charity can only help applicants from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you live in Scotland and have worked in the licensed trade industry, see the Benevolent Society of the Licensed Trade of Scotland profile

 

Last updated on 16 July 2019

Who is eligible?

To qualify for a grant, people need to be working or have worked in the Licensed Trade/Pub Industry for 5 years or more in England, Wales or Northern Ireland.

We are not able to provide financial support for residential fees, university grants, or for school fees other than our own school LVS Ascot.

PLEASE NOTE: Licensed Trade Charity can only help applicants from England, Wales and Northern Ireland. If you live in Scotland and have worked in the licensed trade industry, see the Benevolent Society of the Licensed Trade of Scotland profile

How to apply?

To apply or make an enquiry, please phone our helpline on 0808 8010550 from 8am - 8pm 7 days per week. Applications can be submitted either directly by the individual or through a third party organisation including; Citizens Advice, social services, or other support organisations. We also have an application form on our website for third parties to complete. The charity considers applications once a month.

We would need proof of employment, personal details, personal history and full financial circumstances. A trained volunteer may visit the applicant to help complete the application.

 

Other information

The charity also operates three schools. LVS Ascot is an all-ability, independent day and boarding school for boys and girls aged from 4 to 18 years based in Ascot, Berkshire. LVS Ascot offers bursaries to students whose parents have worked in the licensed drinks industry. Two other schools, based in Hassocks and Oxford, provide a unique, positive education for young people with a diagnosis on the autism spectrum. Bursaries are not available for these schools. Licensed Trade Charity also offers a telephone befriending service for people who would benefit from a regular, friendly phone call.

Contact details

Heatherley
London Road, Ascot
Berks
SL5 8DR
Telephone: 08088010550
Web: http://www.licensedtradecharity.org.uk/