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Quick Reference Guide to Police Dependents Trust Grants

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					Quick Reference Guide to Police Dependants’ Trust Grants


TYPE OF           WHEN YOU CAN          WHAT YOU MAY           WHAT YOU MUST SUPPLY THE
GRANT             APPLY                 BE AWARDED             PDT TO MAKE THE
                                                               APPLICATION
Maintenance       A new case can        An annual fixed        A fully completed application form
Grant             be presented to       amount of money        ensuring the Chief Officer of
                  the committee at      depending on the       Police and the applicant have
                  any time. The         applicant’s income     signed the form.
                  case is then          margin.
                  reviewed annually.                           You must also provide up to date,
                  The PDT will send     £1133 - £1870          weekly expenditure and income
                  an application                               for the main dependant with
                  form to the                                  details of benefits received.
                  applicant’s welfare
                  officer to be
                  completed.
Special Purpose   An application for    Any fixed amount       A fully completed application form
Grant             this award can be     of money for any       ensuring the Chief Officer of
                  made at any time      specific purpose.      Police and the applicant has
                  via the applicant’s                          signed the form.
                  welfare officer.      For example:
                                                                 You must also provide up to
                                        House Repairs or       date, weekly expenditure and
                                        alterations or         income for the main dependant
                                        decoration,debt,       with details of benefits received.
                                        medical/dental         Receipts but preferably 2 different
                                        bills,transport,       quotes from the companies the
                                        education/training.    applicant intends to use must be
                                                               provided.
Holiday Grant     If the applicant      An annual fixed        The PDT assumes the applicants
                  has received a        amount of money        financial situation has not
                  Maintenance           depending on the       changed since applying for their
                  Grant in the last     applicants income      last Maintenance Grant.
                  year – a holiday      margin.
                  grant will                                   If that may not be the case -
                  automatically be      £329 - £476 per        please inform the PDT.
                  sent out in May.      adult, and half that
                                        for a child under
                                        11.
TYPE OF            WHEN YOU CAN          WHAT YOU MAY            WHAT YOU MUST SUPPLY THE
GRANT              APPLY                 BE AWARDED              PDT TO MAKE THE
                                                                 APPLICATION
Child’s Grant      A new case can        An annual fixed         A fully completed application form
(under 11 years)   be presented to       amount of money         ensuring the Chief Officer of
                   the committee at      depending on the        Police and the main dependant
or, Young          any time via the      main dependant’s        have signed the form.
Person’s Grant     applicant’s welfare   income margin.
(11 years to 18    officer. The case                             You must also provide up to date,
years – not in     is then reviewed      Child’s Grant: £453     weekly expenditure and income
further            annually. The                                 with details of benefits received
education)         PDT will send an      Young Person’s          by the main dependant.
                   application form to   Grant: £702
or, Education      be completed.
Grant                                    Education Grant:
(in further                              £991
education or
vocational
retraining)
Residential Care   A new case can        An annual fixed         A fully completed application form
Grant              be presented to       amount of money         ensuring the Chief Officer of
(in sheltered      the committee at      depending on the        Police and the applicant have
accommodation      any time via the      main dependant’s        signed the form.
or residential     applicant’s welfare   income margin.
home)              officer. The case                             You must also provide up to date,
                   is then reviewed      £510                    weekly expenditure and income
                   annually. The                                 for main dependant with details of
                   PDT will send an                              benefits received.
                   application form to
                   be completed.
Funeral Grant      A new case can        Limit of £1360          Contact the PDT directly
                   be presented to                               (Telephone).
                   the committee at
                   any time via the
                   applicant’s welfare
                   officer.
Emergency          A new case can        £5665 (Paid only at     Contact the PDT directly
Death Grant        be presented to       the discretion of the   (Telephone).
                   the committee at      Management
                   any time via the      Committee).
                   applicant’s welfare
                   officer.
For registration   A new case can        No money will be        A fully completed Registration
only               be presented to       allocated at this       Only application form ensuring
                   the committee at      time. The               the Chief Officer of Police and the
                   any time via the      management              applicant have signed the form.
                   applicant’s welfare   committee will
                   officer.              decide whether the      You do not need to provide up to
                                         applicant fulfils the   date, weekly expenditure and
                                         criteria for being      income for main dependant with
                                         registered with The     details of benefits received.
                                         Police Dependants’
                                         Trust. This will
                                         noticeably speed
                                         up the process of
                                         any future
                                         application to the
                                         trust.

				
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