Getting help with the cost of living

On this page you will find information and links to help if you are being deeply affected by the rising cost of living.

Please click below to find what help you can receive.

Benefits and government support

Make sure you're getting the right benefits SHOW

Get government support SHOW

Bills, housing and living costs

I'm worried about paying my energy bills SHOW

I'm worried about paying my Council Tax bill SHOW

I'm worried about paying my rent or mortgage SHOW

I'm worried about affording food SHOW

I'm worried about debt SHOW

I'm worried about other household bills SHOW

I’m worried about transport costs SHOW

I'm worried about paying for my TV licence SHOW

Families and older people

I need support for my family SHOW

I need support as an older person SHOW

Businesses and employment

I need support for my business SHOW

Employment and skills SHOW

Other advice and support

Independent advice and support SHOW

Warm welcome in Southampton SHOW

Cost of living scams SHOW

Concerned about domestic abuse SHOW

Staying safe while making changes because of the cost of living SHOW

Mental health and wellbeing SHOW

Support for veterans SHOW

Low-cost and free activities and entertainment SHOW