The Self -Isolation grant or Test and Trace support payment has been made available from 28 September 2020. You can apply through your local council.
You may be entitled to a £500 payment if you:
- Have tested positive for Covid-19 (coronavirus) or
- Have had close contact with someone who has tested positive on or after 28 September 2020 and has been instructed to self-isolate by NHS Test and Trace
These payments are designed to help ensure people who have tested positive for Covid-19 and their close contacts self-isolate for the required period to stop the onward spread of the virus. They are also designed to encourage people who are eligible for this payment to get tested if they have symptoms. This is important to help stop the transmission of Covid-19 and avoid further economic and societal restrictions.
Links to application pages are here:
For our Torfaen customers: apply here
or call 01495 766430/ 766570
For Herefordshire customers: apply here
or call 01432 260000
For all other areas you can check www.gov.uk type in your password to find the relevant authority through which to apply.