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Cost of living support

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Many Worcestershire residents are currently struggling with rising living costs. That’s why it is important to know what help and support is available to you.

Local organisations offering support can be found on the Here2Help Community Services Directory and you can find the organisations closest to you by searching on your postcode.

Government advice

Website: GOV.UK cost of living for information on the cost of living payment and when it will be paid.

Website: GOV.UK help for households

Local support

Website: Worcestershire Advice Network

Find out what support is available for the cost of Living locally in your district:

Website: Bromsgrove District Council

Website: Malvern Hills District Council

Website: Redditch Borough Council

Website: Worcester City District Council

Website: Wychavon District Council

Website: Wyre Forest District Council

Guidance: Financial support

Household Support Fund

Food and supplies

Website: Trussell Trust

Website: Healthy start

Free school meals

School holiday food

Keeping warm and heating your home

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Warmer Worcestershire

Website: Home fire safety checks

Website: Warm and Safe Homes Advice - National Energy Action (NEA)

Paying your water bill

Website: Severn Trent trust fund

Finding work and learning

Website: Skills4Worcestershire

Website: Job Centre

Busines support

Employability Support and Job Clubs

Free and low cost learning courses

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