The Cotton Districts Convalescent Fund

The Cotton Districts Convalescent Fund pays for a week's subsidised holiday at one of the Charity’s nominated hotels in Blackpool and Lytham St Anne’s for people who live in one of the areas listed below. To be able to apply, you need to be convalescing from illness or suffering from a permanent disability.

The Fund can also give £200 so that someone who lives in the area and is ill or disabled can go on holiday elsewhere in the UK.

See the 'area of benefit' below to see if the charity may be able to help you.

If the applicant is too ill to take the holiday without a carer, support will be given also to the carer.

Area of benefit

Counties of Lancashire and Greater Manchester; the District of Calderdale in the County of West Yorkshire; the District of Craven in the County of North Yorkshire; the Districts of Macclesfield and Warrington in the County of Cheshire; and the District of High Peak in the County of Derbyshire.

*Please note: The cost of the holiday must be invoiced to the applicant as the Charity does not take on any liability with the provider for all or part of the cost of the holiday. Upon receipt of the invoice from the applicant, together with proof of payment, the Charity will send the applicant a cheque for £200

Last updated on 15 August 2019

Who is eligible?

People who live in the one of the areas listed below who are convalescing from illness or suffering from permanent disability.

Area of benefit

Counties of Lancashire and Greater Manchester; the District of Calderdale in the County of West Yorkshire; the District of Craven in the County of North Yorkshire; the Districts of Macclesfield and Warrington in the County of Cheshire; and the District of High Peak in the County of Derbyshire.

How to apply?

Individuals can apply directly, or a professional can apply on their behalf.

Applications need to include details of an applicant's personal medical and financial circumstances. It also needs to include a a letter from a sponsor, such as a doctor or a social worker, confirming these medical and financial circumstances.

Application forms can be requested either by telephone (0345 337 9409) or in writing from the contact address below:

THE SECRETARY
THE COTTON DISTRICTS CONVALESCENT FUND
AND BARNES SAMARITAN CHARITY 
Baldwins Limited
St Crispin House
St Crispin Way
Haslingden
BB4 4PW

Contact details

THE SECRETARY THE COTTON DISTRICTS CONVALESCENT FUND AND BARNES SAMARITAN CHARITY
Baldwins Limited, St Crispin House, St Crispin Way
Haslingden
BB4 4PW
Telephone: 0345 337 9409
Web: http://www.cotton-districts.co.uk

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