Rising cost of living

Rising cost of living – free support for our communities

As the cost of living is rising, it is placing a lot of pressure on households locally.

Across Warwickshire there is lots of support available to help with household costs including fuel and access to food, financial management advice, as well as access to free mental health wellbeing support.

We encourage anyone who is struggling or has any concerns to access the free support available.

Hardship support

There is support available across Warwickshire to help you with debt and benefits, housing advice, help with household costs and foodbanks:

Contact Act on Energy Advice Line: 0800 988 2881

Complete a short, easy, online enquiry form: www.actonenergy.org.uk/contact-us/

Contact: Alvynne, Complex Case Worker, South Warwickshire

Telephone: 07458 306298 Email: alvynne@actonenergy.org.uk

Financial advice

Learn more about how you can improve your financial wellbeing and gain more control of your finances. You can also reach out to your bank and citizens advice bureau for advice:

Budget planning

  • Budget Planner - get to know where your money is being spent and how much you have coming in by tracking and recording
  • The Bill Prioritiser - this can help people sort bills and payments in the right order and tell you what you need to do if you are struggling to pay
  • Living on a squeezed income - this tool supports people to: keep track of spending; provides information on how to save money and cut back on cost, and details of extra support available

Mental health and wellbeing

Preventing damp and mould in your home

Please see a leaflet on preventing damp and mould in your home.