Crisis Support Scheme Figures 2021/2022

Crisis Support Scheme Figures 2021/2022

Figures shown for 2021/2022

 

Funding available for 2021/22 is £100,000
Crisis Support Number of Applications Number of Awards Amount Spent Number of Rejections
Crisis, Disaster or Emergency 135 88 £8,087 47

Universal Credit

608 293 £30,504 315
COVID-19 66 47 £4,633 19
         

 

Majority of awards granted were assistance in the form of home delivery shopping, food cards, gas and electric top up vouchers, clothes vouchers and various travel packages arranged by Newcastle City Council Travel Office. Customers were given support due to waiting period of payments and incorrect awards of Universal Credit.

In addition to applications from residents who experience exceptional hardship as not receiving wages or awaiting benefits/furlough payment.

Back to work package to help those securing employment with travel, food and utility bills until their first pay is received. Typical package includes a Tyne & Wear travel pass for up to one month, a home shopping delivery and a gas and electric voucher. This helps those that may not have taken employment due to having no money available and not being able to afford to travel to work.

Further Information on the breakdown of spend

Assistance provided Cost % of Spend
Food Delivery £6,351 14.69
Food Voucher £ 0.00
Dry Store collection £ 0.00
Cash voucher or BACS payment £26,050 60.27
Gas & Electric top up voucher £10,498 24.29
Clothing Voucher £325 0.75
Travel Ticket or Travel Pass £ 0.00
Crisis Support total cost in 2021/2022 £43,224 100.00

 

Appeals/Requests for Review received in 2021/22

Number of Appeals / Review 0
Number of Successful Appeals / Review 0
Number of Unsuccessful 0
2021/2022 Number of applications Number of awards Rejections
April 2021 195 95 100
May 2021 143 67 76
June 2021 150 90 60
July 2021 139 81 58
August 2021 182 95 87
September 2021      
October 2021      
November 2021      
December 2021      
January 2022      
February 2022      
March 2022      
Total 809 428 381
       
Awards per month for 2021/22
2021/2022 Crisis, Disaster or Emergency Universal Credit            COVID-19         Total Awards     
April 2021 9 80 6 95
May 2021 10 51 6 67
June 2021 25 59 6 90
July 2021 7 55 19 81
August 2021 37 48 10 95
September 2021        
October 2021        
November 2021        
December 2021        
January 2022        
February 2022        
March 2022        
Total 88 293 47 428
2021/2022 Monthly Spend
April 2021 £10,242
May 2021 £7,687
June 2021 £8,440
July 2021 £8,644
August 2021 £8,211
September 2021  
October 2021  
November 2021  
December 2021  
January 2022  
February 2022  
March 2022  
Total £43,224

 

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