West Dunbartonshire Council has agreed to provide residents aged 66 years and over with a Elderly Welfare payment of £15 in December 2021.

Nomination forms should be completed for new applicants or to make amendments to previous applications.

Please note: General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) consent forms need to be completed every three years.  No payment will be made to applicants who have not returned completed GDPR consent forms.

  • You must be 66 or over as of 1st December 2021 and reside within the West Dunbartonshire Council area.
  • Each applicant can either receive an individual payment or can nominate a group to receive the payment. A list of groups can be found on the nomination form.
  • Your nomination will stay valid provided you have updated your GDPR consent form.
  • 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 any changes to personal details – e.g. address, bank account information.

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 ewp@west-dunbarton.gov.uk.  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.

Completed  forms must be with West Dunbartonshire Council by 8 October 2021 to qualify for payment in December 2021.