Supporting Evidence

Each application is assessed on an individual basis and depending on the reason for the claim we may require specific evidence.

For all applications, we will need a

  • Copy of the Tenancy agreement for the accommodation the customer is moving to which must include all pages including the gifted item(s) page.

Depending on the reason for the application we may require specific evidence to support the application. This may include

  • Support plan or Supporting letter from a Support Organisation or Support Worker.
  • Evidence from the Fire service or social landlord in the cases of a disaster such as a major fire or flood.
  • Evidence from Social Services in cases where we are preventing someone from going into care

Evidence can be uploaded directly on the application form during the submission process otherwise please see below to understand how to submit evidence once the application form is submitted. 

How can I submit supporting evidence?

If you have any supporting evidence that you feel would help support the application, you can submit this by email or post.

Email
You can email a copy or photo of any supporting evidence to DGATeam@coventry.gov.uk quoting your case reference in the subject.

Post
Otherwise, you can send a photocopy by post to Coventry City Council, PO Box 15, Council House, Coventry, CV1 5RQ Please ensure you state on the evidence it is for the Community Support Grant  Scheme and quote your case reference.

Due to the additional time taken when sending information by post please ensure you contact the team to advise this has been sent and we will make sure this is recorded on your application.