Cost of living - help for households

If you need financial support, or you are struggling to manage, we provide a range of services that might help, alongside government and community support.

Urgent help when in need

    Services that provide financial advice, emergency payments, and mental health support.

Urgent help when in need - support services

Help with household bills

    Benefits, Household Support Fund, food banks, help with energy costs, broadband deals, and budgeting advice for homeowners and low income households.

Help with household bills - additional income and budgeting

Older people

    Pension advice, additional winter benefits, free TV licence information, and financial guidance for older people.

Older people - additional support

Support for families with children

    Free school meals, school clothing grant, help with childcare costs, and maternity grants for families with children

Support for families with children - available grants

Debt and money

    Budgeting advice and financial guidance from the council, the government, community services, and charities.

Debt and money - advice and guidance

Disability services and adult care

    Disabled facilities grant, Blue Badge application, government benefits, and adult social care information.

Disability services and adult care - support information

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