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Discretionary Assistance Fund (DAF)

The Discretionary Assistance Fund (DAF) offers two types of grant. Individual Assistance Payments (IAPs) help people live independently in their home or a property that they are moving into. Emergency Assistance Payments (EAPs) help pay for essential costs, such as food, gas, electricity, clothing or emergency travel.

This folder contains data on the monthly and quarterly number and value of IAPs and EAPs from April 2023 including breakdowns by Local authority and age. Weekly number and value of IAPs and EAPs between March 2020 and September 2023 are also available.