Helping you with the cost of living
Finding the right support
We know people are worried about rising costs and may be struggling. We've produced a summary of our services which may be able to help you during this difficult time.
We'll update this page as more support and funding becomes available.
Help for Households is offering support to help you prepare for a challenging winter. Make sure you're ready by finding out what you're entitled to.
Many local councils are also offering additional services and funding. You can find out more about what is available by visiting your local council's website:
- Castle Point
- Epping Forest
You can also get advice on money, debt and benefits.
Citizens Advice offers advice on a variety of subjects, including: benefits, debt, money, bills, work, housing, family, scams and compensation. You can visit their website for information or call their adviceline direct.
Telephone: 0800 144 8848
Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm
Out of hours telephone: 0808 250 5724
Monday to Friday, 4pm to 8pm
Saturday, 9am to 1pm
Check their website for more ways to contact Citizens Advice