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5. Setting up home allowance

When you first move into your own place you are entitled to a setting up home grant of £2,000, this will help you to get started with furniture and decorating. 

You social worker or personal advisor can help you buy any of these items.

They can also help you if you require a TV (and a TV licence for the first year only).

The grant can be used for:

  • TV
  • TV Stand
  • Washing machine
  • Fridge/freezer
  • Plates/dishes
  • Chopping boards
  • Laundry basket
  • Tea, coffee, sugar pots
  • Measuring jug
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Bin
  • Cooking utensils
  • Cooker
  • Microwave
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Table and chairs
  • Toaster
  • Pans
  • Cups and glasses
  • Cutlery
  • Tea towels
  • Washing up bowl
  • Sofa
  • Lamps
  • Carpet
  • Mirror
  • Clock
  • Curtains
  • Bed and mattress
  • Bedding, pillows and duvet
  • Bedroom furniture
  • Towels
  • Shower curtain
  • Bath mat
  • Soap holder