Help with the cost of living (Helping Hand)

Help with heating, bills and home essentials

Get support with energy and water costs, broadband packages and essential items. Includes the Energy Bills Support Scheme and guidance on saving energy at home

Help buying or accessing food

Organisations and schemes that can help you find food, including food banks, community fridges and food voucher schemes

Request support from Helping Hand

Helping Hand team is available to help those on low incomes or are experiencing a financial emergency

How you can help others

If you can help support others struggling with the cost of living, consider being part of Buckinghamshire's 'community food chain' by making a donation, volunteering your time or supporting our initiatives.

Help for businesses

Find out about the Energy Bill Relief Scheme (EBRS) for non-domestic customers and how you can get support this winter