Money matters

Getting Help with the Rising Cost of Living

Many people are having difficulties due to the rising cost of living. You might not realise you're entitled to some help.

You can find out about the range of local help that's available, as well as national support, on this website.

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Energy Crisis Support Scheme

We have new household support grants available.

There are a range of grants you may be eligible for depending on your circumstances.

Find out about household support grants

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Housing support

Support if you’re struggling to pay your rent, mortgage or council tax.

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Support with household bills

Help to pay your electricity, gas, water or broadband bill.

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Help with the cost of food

Free school meals, food vouchers, crisis food support and more.

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Advice on managing your money

Help to manage your money, budget and debt advice.

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Wellbeing support

Services that can help if you're worried about money, including mental health support.

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Jobs and employment

Get advice and support from our team and benefit from opportunities around learning and working.

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Benefits and other support

Depending on your circumstances, you may be eligible for a grant from an organisation in Rotherham.

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Support for Housing Tenants

Information about the Tenants First service and support for a wide range of tenancy issues.

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Low-cost entertainment

How to access the internet, books and magazines for free, as well as finding free days out and things to do.

Warm Welcome Spaces

As the cost of living increases it is important that we work together to do everything we can to support every household in Rotherham.

We are working together with partner organisations across Rotherham to provide a range of public warm spaces. Warm spaces will provide an opportunity for people to come together, share and use resources.

Find out about Warm Welcome Spaces

Help for Households

In response to the cost of living crisis, the government has also launched a campaign to let everyone know what national support is available. This is called Help for Households.

Help for Households on GOV.UK

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