Cost of living information
With the rising cost of living, we are working with local partners to help residents through this difficult time.
See below for help and support.
Prepayment meter users
Make sure you receive the full benefit of both the Energy Price Guarantee and the Energy Bills Support Scheme
Help for homeless
Get support if you are rough sleeping or have nowhere to live.
Help with housing
Advice, support and guidance if you're having difficulty paying your rent or mortgage.
Warm Spaces grant
Find out about Warm Spaces and how, if you are an organisation, you can get apply for a grant
Help if you have a health condition or a disability
Guidance, advice and support for people who have a health condition or a disability
Support for our businesses with rising costs
With rising costs for businesses, business owners and their staff, we are working with local partners to help residents and business through this difficult time.
Help for carers
Find out if you are entitled to Carer's Allowance and/or an extra amount called the 'carer element' within Universal Credit.
Help for Households
The government is offering support for households, including help with household costs, energy bills, childcare costs, transport costs, help finding work, discounts, cost of living payments and discounts and offers.