People and communities Cost of living advice line

If you've found that increases in food and energy bills mean you're really struggling financially, help is available.

The number for the advice line is 0800 023 2692. This free telephone line is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4.30pm and offers support with:

  • Benefits and help with your rent 
  • Advice about debt and paying bills  
  • Food support – help to find community food provision near you   
  • Help to get online - support to access the internet, laptops, phones and data. 

You can also access the advice service by applying through our online form.

Translations and Sign Video services are available upon request.

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