At the Council Budget Meeting in March 2024, Elected Members agreed to continue to provide Elderly Welfare Payments of £15 to all WDC citizens aged 66 and over for the coming year.

  • You must be 66 or over on 1 December 2024 and reside within the West Dunbartonshire area to qualify.
  • GDPR consent forms must be signed every three years.
  • Provided you continue to update GDPR consent your nomination will stay valid until you withdraw consent or you are no longer eligible for the scheme.
  • If you choose to receive the funding directly you MUST have a bank account which receives incoming funds. Post Office accounts cannot be accepted and cheques will not be issued.
  • If you have chosen to receive the funding directly you are required to ensure WDC is kept informed of changes to personal details – e.g. address, bank information.
  • Information will be stored securely and only used for Elderly Welfare Grant Funding purposes.

WDC will verify information submitted on forms using other WDC records. In signing this document you are agreeing to these checks being made. WDC may also contact you directly for further verification details.

For further details please contact the West Dunbartonshire Council Contact Centre on (01389) 738282.

The nomination form can be completed online or downloaded for completion.

If you have downloaded the application, once complete the form can be emailed to  When emailing the form, you are accepting the conditions and checks noted in the General information section above.

You can also return the completed nomination forms by post to: Elderly Welfare Grants Administrator, Corporate Admin Support, West Dunbartonshire Council, Council Offices, 16 Church Street, Dumbarton, G82 1QL.

Alternatively you can hand in or pick up a form from one of the centres listed below:

Any WDC Library, Housing Office or Social Work Day Care Centre.

Completed forms must be returned to West Dunbartonshire Council by 14th October 2024 to qualify for payment in December 2024.