Emergency Grant

Eligible families or a social worker that is working with the family may apply for an emergency grant.

This can be to assist families who are in exceptional circumstances and needing urgent support in times of a crisis or emergency at the discretion of the Trust Manager.

This grant must be used to enhance the life of a child or young person­ who has a disability.

Please note that the following will not be considered for funding:

  • Cash
  • Rental bond payments
  • Hire Purchase payments
  • Personal loan payments
  • Mortgage payments
  • Retrospective purchases – items that have already been purchased

Please be advised that from the date of receipt of the application, the grant should take a maximum of 3 working days to process and an email notification will be duly sent to the grant applicant advising of the grant outcome.

Before applying for a Grant please consider and review the following:

Staff at the Wilson Home Trust are available for advice, assistance and further information.
Call us on 09 488 0126 or 0800 948 787 or email at info@wilsonhometrust.org.nz