Directory of Useful Organisations

British Benevolent Fund (BBF)- Canaries Partners

Financial fund based in Madrid for emergency and hardship. For Canary Islands residents, applications must be made through partner organisations including Age in Spain (at a national level). In Tenerife; Noah’s Ark, SHE, Tenerife Family Church, Callao Salvaje Community Church, St George’s Anglican Church, Fundación en Pie. In Fuerteventura, Misión Cristiana Moderna. Details of these can be found in the directory on this website. On other islands please contact the BBF fund itself for guidance. Funding can be made in extreme cases to help return residents to the UK to live.

Coverage area and additional information

Based in Madrid but can be applied for via partner organisations. This is a fund for last resort cases e.g. applicants will not be accepted if they have savings, or friends/family who could assist. There are specific criteria in order to become a beneficiary (see website). They may fund the following: repatriation costs, one time grants (e.g. for mobility aids, carers, or medical care), & short term financial relief.

Contact information
Full address Contact is normally made via the charity partners mentioned
Languages English spoken, Spanish spoken
Type of organisation Charity / Support Group

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