This fund to support people across the whole UK Jewish community has been enabled
by the generosity of family foundations and philanthropists including:

The JLC in partnership with Work Avenue, has established a fund to support those across the community whose earnings have been directly affected by COVID-19. The fund specifically assists those who are ineligible for Government support or who face delays accessing Government funds.

This fund is designed to help you with essential expenses up until the end of June.

Last date for receiving initial applications is 14th June.

People likely to be eligible may include:

  • Those whose earnings or employment have been affected by COVID-19
  • Those who are recently self-employed and don’t have a 2018/2019 tax return
  • Those who became employed from 20th March 2020

If you feel you might be eligible, please complete the form below in as much detail as possible and submit it.

A Work Avenue adviser will contact you for an initial assessment and will explain the next stage of the application process which will involve you submitting financial documentation and evidence of ineligibility for Government and other support schemes.

For answers to some Frequently Asked Questions [FAQs] related to this scheme and other support available please click here.



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For Self Employed:

For everyone:

*Examples of Government support schemes/other steps taken include but are not restricted to: local authority hardship fund, mortgage / rent holiday, business rate relief, small business grants, retail hospitality leisure grant, business interruption loan scheme, tax and VAT deferral scheme, coronavirus job retention scheme, self-employment income support scheme.

This emergency fund will close on 30th June 2020