Discretionary Assistance Fund - How to Apply for DAF?
You can apply online anytime or via telephone between 9.30am – 5.30pm Monday to Friday.
Apply by Telephone
- 0800 859 5924 (free from a landline)
- 033 0101 5000 (local rate)
There may be a charge for calling from a mobile phone. On average an application takes about 30 minutes to complete with you – please ensure you have enough credit to complete the call.
Apply by Post
Other versions are available on request – please telephone the Discretionary Assistance Fund on 0800 859 5924 to discuss your requirements.
Please send all completed postal applications to:
Discretionary Assistance Fund
PO Box 2377
If you are working with an organisation to support you, it may be worth speaking to your support worker or similar before you contact the DAF – they may be able to help you with your application. Click here to find out how to get help to complete an application.