Cost of living support

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

Our Financial and Employment Support team

If you need financial advice, whether you are in or out of work, you can contact our Financial & Employment Support team for free for help and support.

Our team can:

  • provide back to work support, developing confidence and offering advice to those out of work
  • offer confidential and impartial advice on entitlement to a range of welfare benefits for those both in and out of work
  • provide guidance and support when completing welfare benefit claim forms or making appeals
  • help access to discretionary funds that could be of assistance to those in hardship

If we cannot help, we can provide contact information for organisations who may be able to assist you.

Get in touch

Make an enquiry online

Page last reviewed: 29 November 2021

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