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Turn2us: Christmas and New Year closure

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We would like to wish everyone who uses Turn2us services all the very best for Christmas and New Year.

Offices and helpline closure

Turn2us offices and helpline

The Turn2us offices and helpline will be closed from 5 pm on Monday, 23 December 2019 to 9 am on Thursday 2 January 2020.

Our website – - will be available over the holiday season. However, we will be unable to respond to any emails or other communications (including social media comments or messages) until we return to work at 9.00 am on 2 January 2020.

Direct grants – Elizabeth Finn Fund, Edinburgh Trust and Response Fund

Please be advised that, due to a large number of applications and the Christmas and New Year closure, we will not be taking any applications for the Turn2us direct grant funds from 5 pm on Thursday 19 December 2019 until we return after the New Year at 9.00 am on Wednesday 2 January 2019.

The online application forms will be disabled at 5 pm on Thursday 19th of December and will be put back on our website and Grants Search on Thursday 2 January 2020. If you are in the middle of an application (e.g. have been asked to fill in stage 2 of an Elizabeth Finn Fund application form, you will be able to do this on 2 January.)

Applications that we have received in December may not be finalised until after the Christmas break.

Applications that we receive in January may take some time to process.

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