Extra financial help is available if you are on a low income, cannot work from home and are required to self-isolate after a positive coronavirus test result, or, because you have been in close contact with someone who has tested positive.
Help is also available if you are on a low income and are having to take time off work to care for a child or young person who has been told to self-isolate from school or nursery.
Applications for Harrogate district for this “Test and trace (self-isolation) support payment” are to be made to Harrogate Borough Council – find more details and apply at https://www.harrogate.gov.uk/benefits-assistance
Nationally the scheme was to end on 30 June but is now to be extended to 30 September 2021
Find out more about this scheme via the gov.uk website here.