Cost of living support

Colchester City Council is providing support for residents facing the cost of living crisis.

Cost of living support for residents

The cost of living crisis has put most households under financial pressure. If you are struggling now or if you are worried about increasing costs in the future, there is help and advice available.  

Our specialist teams can help you apply for financial assistance, support you to get employment or can help you understand what other help you could be eligible for. They will look at everything from benefits, discretionary support, help with food costs as well as accessing local charities or community initiatives.  

Even if you are not sure if you would be eligible for help, or you just don’t know where to start, get in touch and call us on 01206 505855 or email

Page last reviewed: 11 November 2022