Support with the cost of living

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Where to find support with the cost of living crisis including how to access your local foodbank, how to save money on energy bills and how to find out if you’re entitled to the cost of living payment. 

How to access your local foodbank

What to expect when you get there.

How to find support in the cost of living crisis

Do you know what help’s available to you in the rising cost of living?

How to contact your energy company

How to get in touch with your energy company.

5 ways to save gas at home

Read our 5 easy ways to save gas at home.

The energy price guarantee: what you need to know

Everything you need to know about the Government’s energy price guarantee.

I’m struggling to pay energy bills, what support is available?

You can access support in several different ways.

Am I eligible for the Government’s cost of living payment?

Find out if you could receive money to help with the cost of living.

Warm Welcome: churches help those hit by the cost of living crisis

How churches are offering warm, safe spaces to their local communities.

Am I eligible for the new Winter Heating Payment in Scotland?

See if you qualify and how much you can expect to receive.

Am I eligible for the new Scottish Child Payment?

Your guide to the changes to Scottish Child Payment.

What benefits can you claim? Use our benefits calculator to find out

Find out if you could be claiming more benefits.