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Help with Cost of Living

Our cost-of-living resources cover managing energy bills, water bills, food costs and finances. 

Cost of Living Help

We understand that many residents may be struggling to cope with the rising cost of living, particularly with food and energy costs.

You may want help accessing grants and debt advice, support getting all the money you’re entitled to, or simply want to know more about the government’s recent support measures. Whatever your money worries may be, we’ve put together some helpful information in the links below to help you.

Money Advice

Help with Debt, Budgeting, Benefits & Grants.

Your housing provider may also be able to help.

Energy Support

Wellbeing Support

Mental Health Support »
National Debtline »
Child and Family Centre offer events, activities, help and support for families across Cambridge. Call 01223 728118
Caring Together, supports Cambridgeshire carers of all ages. Call 0345 241 095

Warm Rooms this Winter

Help with Food

Nearby Foodbanks with a valid Food Bank voucher

Monday, St Paul’s Church Food Bank Centre, Hills Road, CB2 1JP.
From 4-5.30pm
Wednesday, OLEM Church Hills Road CB2 1JR
10am-Midday Thursday Christ
Friday, St Paul’s Church Foodbank, Hills Road, CB2 1JP.
Open 2.30pm-4.30pm
C3 Foodbank Centre, Coldhams Lane, CB1 3HW.
Open 10.30-14.00

If you need a Foodbank Voucher

Cambridge Citizens Adviceline0344 848 7979
Help Through Hardship, 9am-5pm0808 208 2138

Other Resources for Free Food

No Food Bank Voucher required

Daily The Edge Café Food 351 Mill Road, CB1 3DF.
Open 10.00am-11.30am
Cambridge Community Kitchen »
Free hot meals delivered Thursday and Sundays or collect from 11 Fair Street, Cambridge, CB1 1HA

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