Cost of living support
Colchester City Council is providing support for residents facing the cost of living crisis.
Our Financial and Employment Support Teams can help you access immediate financial help for housing costs.
They can also provide foodbank vouchers and access to essential household goods.
The team can talk you through what you may be eligible for and help with applications, contact them on 01206 505855 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
You may be eligible for £150 towards your energy costs this winter. Find out more and check if you are eligible.
In the event of an emergency, help can be provided through the Essex Essential Living Fund to pay for bills and essential household items.
The Essential Living Fund can help to pay for:
You must live in Essex and apply through Southend Borough Council.
Page last reviewed: 11 November 2022