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Every resident 63 or over on 1 December 2016 and lives in West Dunbartonshire is eligible for the Elderly Welfare Grant (currently £15). The Council is using a nomination process with the need for only new applicants or those who wish to change the details provided in the previous year needing to apply before the deadline. Each person eligible can nominate their funds to go to a voluntary group on their behalf, or to receive their money direct themselves.

Deadline for Submission 15 October 2016.

Online Grant Form  (this should take around 3 minutes to complete)

Residents can also download and post nomination forms to:

Grants Administrator,
West Dunbartonshire Council,
Council Offices,
Garshake Road,
G82 3PU.

or email completed forms to*

Alternatively you can return the completed form at any of our drop off points:

  • Reception, Garshake Offices, Dumbarton
  • Any Council Library or Housing Office
  • Any Council Social Work Day Care Centre
  • One Stop Shop, Mitchell Way, Alexandria, Rosebery Place, Clydebank

Further details and advice is also available from the Council's Contact Centre on 01389 737000 or in our Frequently Asked Questions section.

*When emailing the form, you are accepting the conditions and checks noted in General Information on the form.