The Victoria Convalescent Trust (VCT)

The VCT is a registered charity that provides grants to fund or part-fund short breaks for those of any age living in England and Wales for the purpose of convalescence, respite or recuperative care who do not have the financial resources to fund this service themselves and who have been assessed as needing a break.  All grants are made on a discretionary basis.  There is a smaller fund that will provide a grant for a piece of essential equipment if the recipient has a severe and enduring disability or health condition and they do not have the financial resources to buy this themselves.   If there is a duty on a statutory agency to provide the service the VCT will not be able to consider providing  a grant. 

 The application process requires a professionally qualified health or social care worker to complete and submit an online application form on the individual/family's behalf. A list of appropriate professionals can be found together with the application form and full details about the Victoria Convalescent Trust (VCT) on the website

Decisions are based on the information contained in the completed grant application form and therefore please ensure that the form is completed fully and that where appropriate, additional medical reports / letters are submitted to support your application.

Who to contact

07768 742940 07768 742940

Where to go

5th Floor,
14-16 Dowgate Hill
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