Extra support and advice available for you and your family.

The rise in the cost of living is at the front of everyone’s minds now. With increased energy and food costs, there are lots of different support services available including:

Help for Households: The government is offering help for households. See what cost of living support you could be eligible for.

Free school meals: Families on low income can apply for free school meals for their children.

Too good to go: Buy and collect food that would otherwise go to waste at local cafes, restaurants, hotels and shops. Download the app to get started.

Healthy Start: If you’re pregnant or have a child under the age of four you could be eligible for help in buying food and milk.

Help with school uniform costs: Some councils will provide help with the cost of school uniforms.

Help with childcare costs: Your child may be entitled to free childcare if you are in receipt of certain benefits.