The Cheerful Sparrows Thanet Charity can help those who live in Thanet and who are in need.

We ask that professionals request financial help by completing our referral form.

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When you have completed the form please email it to us.

We strongly advise you to try other Charities as we are not always able to help.

This list is not exhaustive – there are many others.     

  • Thanet Lions
    0845 8339532
    Thanet Lions helps people in need in the community of Thanet.

  • Margate & Dr Peetes Charity
    01843 226173
    Can provide one off grants for those in need. Bills, Living Expenses, Household essentials, Medical, Other welfare

  • Ramsgate Mayor’s Charity
    01843 598751

  • CT10 Charity
    For residents of Broadstairs and St Peters only who are in need and where state funded aid is not available. Grants for items like cookers, washing machines, school uniforms and outings, equipment for disabled, assistance in urgent repairs to property, cash grants for food, heating etc..

  • Family Fund
    Helping low income families caring for children and young people with disabilities or serious illness.

  • Better Housing Better Health
    Better Housing Better Health, the free energy advice service run by the charity The National Energy Foundation.
    Professionals can make referrals using the form on the website. It is a simple process that should only take about 5 minutes.
    Help offered includes:

    • General energy advice – tips to help save energy, reduce energy bills, help with switching suppliers and tariffs etc.
    • Energy debt help – we can help residents who are experiencing debt problems with their energy suppliers.

  • Sailors Childrens Society
    Helpline / Enquiries 0800 0556558
    Helps children of seafarers who are in full time education and whose families are in severe financial difficulty.
    To qualify you must have: School age children; One parent must have served at least one day in Royal Navy, Merchant Navy, Fishing Fleets; You must be receiving means tested benefits

  • S.S.A.F.A (Kent)
    01622 792 363
    Helping Britain’s Military Families

  • Energy Suppliers
    EDF / British Gas / Scottish Power / EON etc…
    Many energy suppliers have trust funds that can grant awards for items like white goods, boilers, pay old energy debts, fees for Debt Relief Orders. The criteria for these grants change so please check their websites for further details

  • Turn 2 Us
    Financial assistance and other forms of support are often available from grant-giving charities, depending on your particular background and circumstances. This website has a grant search that consists of 3,000 charitable funds offering welfare and educational grants as well as other support and services.

  • The Buttle Trust
    020 7828 7311
    Buttle UK, 15 Greycoat Place ,London, SW1P 1SB
    Offers help to disadvantaged children and families.

  • BBC Children in Need – Grants

    BBC Children in Need awards grants each year to organisations supporting disadvantaged children and young people in the UK.