Cost of living support

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

In-person support

Cost of living pop-up events

Colchester City Council are holding pop-up events across the city, offering a ‘one stop shop’ where residents can get information, guidance and support to help with the cost of living crisis.  

Our Financial and Employment and Communities team can provide advice on:  

  • bringing down your household bills  
  • making sure you are receiving all the benefits and discounts you are entitled to  
  • employment and training  
  • managing any worries about debt  
  • ensuring you can access food  
  • how to stay warm this winter  
  • keeping your business healthy  
  • looking after your physical and mental wellbeing  

Page last reviewed: 2 February 2023