As the cost of energy and food continues to rise, it can be even more difficult to afford furniture and appliances when you need them. There is help out there to assist you in getting what you need to furnish your home.
Here, we provide some useful links, websites and resources that you can access to get help.
End Furniture Poverty raises awareness of the issue of furniture poverty, and use their website to signpost to resources and information.
The Keighley Furniture Project sell second hand furniture, electrical goods and white goods for low prices to people in receipt of benefits.
Sue Ryder charity shops sell a range of household goods, including furniture and electrical goods at discount prices. You can shop online, or find your nearest store.
The St Vincent’s Project is a Social Enterprise with a furniture and household goods store in BD3. They sell second hand goods at affordable prices, with the funds raised helping them to provide free support and advice.
The Sandale Trust have a Community Shop based in Buttershaw, which sells household goods and electricals at affordable prices. Take a look on their website or Facebook page for details.
Assisted Purchase Scheme
You could also be eligible to access the Bradford Council Assisted Purchase Scheme, this is a low cost loan solution for people to buy essential items such as beds, electric cookers, fridge freezers, sofas, microwaves and washing machines.
You need to be in receipt of certain benefits to apply. If accepted, you will be assisted to find good quality, second hand items and interest free repayments can be made on a schedule to suit your financial situation.