Strangs Mortification and Angus Charitable Trust applications


Strangs Mortification

Strangs Mortification provides help to people in Forfar who are in need.

Who can apply

You can if apply if you have lived in Forfar for at least two years.

Priority will be given to applicants who receive housing benefit.

The grants

There are two types of grants.

1. Heating grants (annual)

Apply between early July and mid-October.

Payments are made by the end of December directly to the applicant.

Applications for 2023 are now closed.

2. One-off grants for exceptional circumstances

One-off grants for items such as washing machines, cookers, carpets, beds and bedding.

Application forms are available from, and must be approved by:

  • social workers
  • housing officers
  • tenancy support officers
  • welfare rights officer
  • doctors
  • health visitors
  • ministers

or download the application form.

What happens next

The Trustees of Strangs Mortification are the councillors for the Forfar and District Ward. They apply strict conditions when considering each application.

You will be advised if your application has been refused or granted.

Data and privacy

To find out how we will use your personal information read our Strangs Mortification Privacy Notice.