The AV Davies charity provides financial support and assistance to residents living in the Shaw and Crompton areas. Help is usually provided through the purchase of goods or services for a specific purpose.

The charity can help with the purchase of replacement essential household items, such as furniture, cookers washing machines, etc. Help can also be provided for other essential costs, for example, flooring or small household repairs. 

If you are in hardship and need help, complete the application form below. You will need to provide evidence of your income and some expenditure, and may be signposted to other help that may also be available.

Before you begin...

You will need digital copies of the following to complete this application form:

  • Wage slips
  • Benefit entitlement letters
  • Recent bank statements
  • Estimated costs for services required etc


You may face prosecution if you have manipulated or falsified your position to obtain this support.

Data Sharing

Oldham Council will use your data for the processing of your A V Davies application.

We may check the information you provide or the information about you that somebody else provides, with other details we hold.

All information is processed in accordance with the Council’s data protection policy