Applying for financial assistance.
We offer financial assistance to people currently working in the hospitality industry or those who have worked for five years of their careers. We can also currently consider applications for financial assistance from people who have worked in hospitality for one year within the last two years in the industry and have lost their job/hours due to the Covid-19 pandemic. There’s more information about whether we can help you below.
Are we able to help you?
Before you begin your application please take a moment to read our eligibility criteria to ensure your previous employment history makes you eligible to apply for our help.Find out more
Main Grants Programme.
Hospitality Action can consider assisting with financial support towards a wide range of needs including, but not limited to; low household income, household arrears, debt solutions, reduced income due to Covid-19 and various other one-off costs, including funeral bills, items of mobility equipment and white goods.Apply here.
Winter Fuel Grant.
In response to the growing difficulty many people are experiencing in paying their essential fuel bills, Hospitality Action is continuing our Winter Fuel Grants programme for those currently receiving a low income. This year we can also consider applications from working age people who are currently working in the industry or have lost their job in hospitality within the last 12 months.Apply here.
Other areas of support.
We help hospitality people tackle complex issues like addiction, financial difficulties, relationship breakdown, bereavement or mental health problems. Our free advice hub gives guidance and links to organisations who can help you.
Our Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) is a bespoke care package that provides peace of mind to employers and a range of specialist, independent and confidential support services to employees – all for £5 per person per year. All services are freely available 24/7.
From on-site trauma support to mental health awareness, and from dependency support to financial wellness, we help people and businesses stay happy, healthy and productive.
For industry retirees, our Golden Friends scheme keeps loneliness and isolation at bay by providing a befriending service, regular contact with the industry and help towards winter fuel bills.
A range of free resources to help you cope with the practical and mental health issues you could be experiencing.Find out more
Our Employee Assistance Programme is an employee care package designed to give your team access to a wide range of support services.Find out more.