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Cost of Living Support

The cost of living crisis is placing additional burdens on everyone. Below are some financial wellbeing resources including local support and initiatives that colleagues may find useful and may be able to access.

 

General Support links:

MoneySavingExpert - Household Bills

Which? - Best ways to save money

Thames Water, Water Help Scheme

The Money Charity - Financial Wellbeing + Financial Education 

CiC - Mental health and cost of living pressures

CiC - EAP -Legal Financial Services

CiC - Money Pressures and Mental Health WO

CiC- Making time to save Information sheet

Mercer - Financial tool kit

Local Council Support pages:

Please find below a list of the nearby council support pages which offer local support including help with energy bills, food and essentials (food banks), managing money, benefits available, council tax support, and support with your mental health and wellbeing:

Reading Borough Council

Bracknell Forrest Council

Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead

Wokingham Borough Council

West Berkshire Council

Slough Council

 

Government Support page:

Cost of living support 

Gov website - Money Helper

Gov website - Help for Households

 

Local support pages:

Citizens Advice Wokingham, cost of living support - Cost of Living support – Citizens Advice Wokingham.

Citizen Advice Reading - Citizens Advice Reading (rcab.org.uk), have a free service open to everyone in the community.