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Cost of living support

There is lots of different cost of living support available and it can be confusing to know what is right for you. You may want help accessing grants, support getting all the benefits you are entitled to, or simply want to know more about the government's recent support measures. Therefore, we’ve highlighted what we think are the most important areas of support below, with more support listed on further pages.

Check you’re getting the right benefits

Around 25% of benefits go unclaimed.

Make sure you’re getting all the money you’re supposed to get by doing a short benefits calculation. Use the calculator below to check.

Housing Benefit and Council Tax Support calculator

Household Support Fund (HSF)

This fund is run by Cambridgeshire County Council. It can give you £110 if you meet the criteria. To apply: 

Step 1: Check the eligibility criteria
Step 2: Complete an application form

Saving energy at home

You can save money on your bills by doing simple things at home. Check out: