Cost of Living
We've pulled information, help and support on cost-of-living into one place to make it easier to find what you need, including:
- Money support
- Food support
- Community support
- Help with energy costs
- Business support
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The fund could help with paying for anything from food to electricity.
Check if you're eligible for a council tax discount, or what to do if you're struggling to pay it.
Money, debt and budgeting advice from the friendly and knowledgeable team in Sheffield. Kirsty and Matt from CAB talk about how they can help below:
Tips on ways to save money in every area; loans, credit cards, mortgages, income and budgeting, shopping, insurance and travel.
Other help and advice:
- Money Advice Service, call 0800 138 7777 8am to 6pm.
- National Debtline, call 0808 808 4000 9am to 8pm.
- StepChange Debt Charity, call 0800 138 1111 9am to 5pm
- Free school meals, call 0114 273 4567
- Pension credit, call 0800 99 1234
- Childcare costs help
- Stop Loan Sharks, call 0300 555 2222
- Sheffield Credit Union, call 0114 276 0787
Welcome, warm places and community hubs are being added to this map every week. Find out where you can go locally for support from a friendly face, a chat or a warm drink.
The Voluntary Action Sheffield map page has more information on welcome places and community hubs in Sheffield.
It's lovely to find friendly people in warm, happy places and Matt Dean and his team at Zest, Upperthorpe have created just that; great food, gym, pool, library and help with accessing services.
OLIO connects neighbours with each other and with local businesses so surplus food can be shared, not thrown away. It can be used for non-food household items too.
All sorts of pre-loved items offered free in Sheffield and other areas.
Help with energy costs
You could get £150 off your electricity bill, find out if you can get it, click the button below.
Use the online home energy saving tool to find ways to save on energy such as through home insulation or boiler upgrades.
See if you can get help making your home warm and cosy this winter with Help to Heat. Click below.