On May 26th 2022 the Government announced a package of support to help households with the cost of living rises and high energy prices including a Cost of Living Scheme and Energy Price Guarantee.
Full details of all the latest support available and how it will be paid is available from GOV.UK.
Further information is available at the following links:
If you were expecting a Cost of Living Payment but have not received it you can report it missing at this link.
Full details of the Energy Price Guarantee (EPG) are available at MAG - Gas and Electric
Help for Households
Help for Households website from GOV.UK details all the help and advice available at the following links:
MoneyHelper provides free impartial support and advice on managing your money including a series of cost of living guides and a range of tools and calculators.
Citizens Advice details the extra help you could get from the Goverrnment and your local council and actions you could take if you're struggling with the cost of living.
PayPlan provides free debt advice including help with contacting people you owe money to and arranging lower payments to make things more affordable.and selecting the right debt solution to payi off debts.
MoneyMagpie offers a complete guide to all the support available to help you pay your energy bills.
National Energy Action (NEA)
National Energy Action (NEA) offer a range of advice and support to help with your energy bills.
Tax Help Older People
Tax Help Older People is a charity service providing free, independent help and advice for older people with tax problems who cannot afford to pay for professional tax advice.
Turn2Us offer advice on the financial support that may be available to you. If you are struggling with Energy and Water Bills and cost of living at the following links:
Ofcom have published guides on how to save money on services and energy costs available at the following links:
Christians Against Poverty
If you’re struggling to pay your energy bills or find yourself in debt, you can access support in several different ways - details available from CAP at this link.
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