Are you struggling with the cost of living crisis? 

We know people are worried about the rising cost of everyday items and living so we’ve added some helpful links to support, grants, advice and local warm hubs to help.
For support in your area simply click on your County and you’ll find regularly updated localised information.
If you are struggling to cope with the added pressure of the cost of living and feeling in stressed, anxious or in crisis please call 111 Option 2.

NATIONAL

The Trussell Trust is working to stop UK hunger and poverty. Our network of foodbanks provides emergency food and support to people in crisis.

Call 0808 802 2000

Turn2us is a national charity that helps people in financial hardship to gain access to welfare benefits, charitable grants and support services – online, by phone and face to face, through partner organisations and our volunteers.

https://www.turn2us.org.uk/

Call 0800 011 3797

MoneyHelper: free and impartial help with money and pensions. Formerly Money Advice Service, The Pension Advisory Service and Pension Wise.

https://www.moneyhelper.org.uk/en

Call 0808 808 4000

National Debtline are a free and confidential debt advice service for people in England, Wales and Scotland.

Get help with the cost of living – MoneySavingExpert.  The rise in the energy price cap is catastrophic for those with the lowest incomes. Yet the pain stretches far further – when combined with all the other price rises, we will see a material drop in the standard of living for most on low to middle incomes.

https://www.moneysavingexpert.com/family/cost-of-living-survival-kit/

Call  0800 144 8848

Citizens Advice Bereau give people the knowledge and confidence they need to find their way forward – whoever they are, and whatever their problem.  The national charity and network of local charities offer confidential advice online, over the phone, and in person, for free.

Call 0300 123 2293

Mind provide advice and support to empower anyone experiencing a mental health problem. We campaign to improve services, raise awareness and promote understanding.

Find your local authority in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.

https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council

ESSEX

The Trussell Trust is working to stop UK hunger and poverty. Our network of foodbanks provides emergency food and support to people in crisis.

Helping you with the cost of living Contents. Finding the right support; Energy costs; Childcare costs; Household costs; Finding the right support. We know people are worried about rising costs and may be struggling.

https://www.essex.gov.uk/cost-of-living

Call 0800 068 4141

Papyrus provide confidential support and advice to young people struggling with thoughts of suicide, and anyone worried about a young person through our helpline, HOPELINEUK.

Call 0808 808 4000

National Debtline are a free and confidential debt advice service for people in England, Wales and Scotland.

HERTS

The Trussell Trust is working to stop UK hunger and poverty. Our network of foodbanks provides emergency food and support to people in crisis.

Call 0800 585 858

CALM run a free and confidential helpline and webchat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone who needs to talk about life’s problems.

SUFFOLK

The Trussell Trust is working to stop UK hunger and poverty. Our network of foodbanks provides emergency food and support to people in crisis.

Call 0800 585 858

CALM run a free and confidential helpline and webchat – 7 hours a day, 7 days a week for anyone who needs to talk about life’s problems.