People and communities Cost of living advice line

If you are struggling with the increases in food and energy bills and are struggling financially, help is available. 

This free telephone line 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.

You can also access our cost of living advice line by calling 0800 023 2692.  

The line is open Monday to Friday 9am to 4:30pm. 

 The cost of living advice line will be closed on the following dates:The line will open again at 9am on Tuesday after each Bank holiday.  

Translations and Sign Video services are available upon request.

Alternatively, you can find local cost of living support near you

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