Cost Of Living Support & Advice
It is a difficult time for many people but there is lots of support and advice available, if you have any concerns, please come and see us.
Manchester FREE Cost of Living Advice Line: Support with benefits, help and advice about rent, debt, bills, food support and help to get online (support to access the internet, laptops, phones and data). The advice line is open Monday to Friday 9am - 4:30pm on 0800 023 2692. You can also text 07860 022876 or visit manchester.gov.uk/coladvice
Manchester's web page for help with the cost-of-living crisis A guide to the financial help and practical support available to Manchester residents.
Local help and support this winter Information about support and advice in your local area.
Manchester's web page for those in financial difficulty Providing information on housing/council tax, Free School Meals, fuel, travel and cash grants, furniture and white goods.
Governments Help for Households campaign
If you're struggling to feed yourself or your family, there are foodbanks across Manchester. Most of them operate on a voucher system, and for this you will need a referral from either your GP, a social worker or health visitor, or Citizens Advice.
Foodbanks and community grocers
Low-cost broadband and phone service packages, for those on low incomes. Check the Ofcom website to see if you can switch to a social tariff - cheaper broadband and phone packages
Warm Welcome Spaces are opening their doors to local communities, offering everyone a free, warm, welcoming and friendly space. Why not explore your local Warm Welcome Space, it’s a great place to connect with your community and to make new friends.
NHS Healthy Start
Get help to buy food and milk. Please click on the button below for more information:
NHS Healthy Start