ERYC Safe & Sound Grant (Home Owners & Private Tenants)

What is a Safe & Sound Grant?

The grant is to help minimise the fear of crime by providing additional home security measures to enable residents to feel safer in their home.

Who is eligible for help?

 To qualify for assistance applicants must be:

  • Aged over 60 or disabled;
  • A homeowner or private sector tenant / Housing Association tenant.

Everyone living in the property must not have a bank balance, when added together, of over £5,000.

Further grants will not be made to anyone receiving support from the Safe and Sound grant scheme in the last two years

How can you help me?

We can arrange for a qualified contractor to carry out a free home security assessment and fit home security equipment.

What additional home security measures are available to me?

Measures include, but are not limited to*:

  • Additional locks for doors and windows
  • Door Chains
  • Door viewers
  • Window alarms

*some types of locks and security measures can only be fitted depending on the type of existing windows and doors.

How do I apply?

 You can request an application form by sending an email to East Riding of Yorkshire Council or by calling 01482 396380.

Leaflet: Safe & Sound Home Security Fund 2017-18