The Blanch Woolaston Walsall Charity

The Blanch Woollaston Charity gives small grants to young people under 21 years old who live in the borough of Walsall. Grants are to help buy clothing such as school uniform or any other outfits or professional clothing that helps a young person enter in any job or trade.

Last updated on 17 April 2019

Who is eligible?

Young people under 21 years old who live in Walsall and are in need. 

What we do not give grants for

The charity does not give grants for house/flat deposits, rent arrears, mortgage payments, utility bills, funeral costs, and the repayment of loans or the interest on loans.

How to apply?

Applicants, or their parent or guardian, should complete the application form. Please call 01922 653484 to request an application form or download an application form from Walsall Council's website

Please explain what help you need and how much it will cost and provide evidence if possible. Examples of evidence you could provide are proof if income (for example wages slips or official letters explaining any welfare benefits you receive) or a letter of support from a professional person (for example a Social Worker, Doctor or Occupational Therapist, etc., who is familiar with your case.

You do not have to provide this evidence but it may benefit your application if you choose to do so.

Please remember that limited funds mean that the Trustees are only able to make small grants.

The trustees meet twice a year to consider applications, usually in July and November. Please note that grants for school uniforms are normally only considered in July. 

 

Contact details

Democratic Services, The Council House
Lichfield Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP
Telephone: 01922 654765
Email: charities@walsall.gov.uk
Web: https://go.walsall.gov.uk/charities