Find help

Click the buttons below to find information on how to get help

Financial support

If you are struggling to cover your bills or pay for essential items you may be entitled to benefits, grants or help from your council. Click on the buttons below to find out more.

Check your benefit entitlement

You may be missing out – use the benefit calculator to see what financial support is available to you.

Find a charity grant

If you are struggling financially, you may be able to get a grant from a charity. Use the grant search tool to find out what you may be able to apply for.

Get help with your energy bills

If you’re struggling to afford your bills or top up your prepayment meter, Citizens Advice has a list of all the energy benefits and grants available.

Check your local council support

Councils provide emergency support called ‘local welfare assistance’ (or similar names). Support varies so call your local council and ask what is available in your area.

Free debt advice

If you’re looking for help to get out of debt you can get free, impartial advice in person or via phone, WhatsApp or video chat.

Get help managing your finances

If you want support with managing your finances or finding work, then CAP can help.

Get help with housing

Find expert information about your housing or speak to an adviser over webchat.

Food banks

Local community groups, schools and churches are running food banks across the country. Use the buttons below to find your nearest.

Find Trussell Trust food banks in your area

Find out how to get emergency food and support from your local Trussell Trust food bank.

Find other food banks in your area

There are many food banks run by schools, universities, hospitals and local community groups. Check this map for independent food banks in your area.

Get help with baby essentials

If you are struggling to afford clothes and equipment for your baby or toddler, your local baby bank may be able to help.

Feeling overwhelmed?

Get support
If you are living with a mental health problem, or supporting someone who is, Mind can provide you with information and support to help

Find a warm welcoming space

If you are struggling to heat your home, find a welcoming space to keep warm.

Find help

Nearly half of people say they have struggled to pay for food or energy in the last three months.

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Give help

Can you help this winter? Whether it’s by giving time or money, you can make a difference.

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Take action

We can’t let our political leaders ignore the true scale of this cost of living crisis. Use your voice to call for change.

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Together Through This Crisis brings together some of the UK’s biggest charities and organisations. We’re pulling together resources and campaigns to support anyone needing help or wanting to make a difference during this cost of living crisis.


Who we are

Together Through This Crisis has been set up by Save The Children, Shelter, Turn2Us, 38 Degrees and Little Village.

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