Help with the cost of living (Helping Hand)

Help with heating and household bills

Local and national support to help you with heating, energy and water costs. Includes Cost of Living Payments

Help buying or accessing food

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

Benefits, debt and money advice

Get support and advice if you're struggling to pay rent or have debt and money problems

Contact the Helping Hand Team

Our Helping Hand team are available to help individuals or families in need, those on low incomes and those who are experiencing a financial emergency or crisis

Help for businesses

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