Help for households
See what support is available to help with the cost of living and find out how to save money with our energy saving tips.
If you claim certain benefits or tax credits, you may be eligible for an extra payment to help with the cost of living. There will be further payments made between spring 2023 and spring 2024.
Scroll down to see the full range of government support available
Support with energy bills
Government is saving households £1,300 on their energy bills this winter through the Energy Price Guarantee and Energy Bill Support Scheme. You may also be eligible for benefits and grants offered by the government and energy suppliers.
Answer a few simple questions to check what benefits and financial support you might be able to get to help with your living costs.
You could get £150 off your electricity bill for winter 2022 to 2023 under the Warm Home Discount Scheme, depending on where you live and what benefits you receive.
Get 30 hours free childcare a week, save up to £2,000 a year with Tax-Free Childcare, and find support from your local council if you get certain benefits.
Find out what benefits and financial support you may be able to get, from Universal Credit to Pension Credit.
Cost of living support
Support in Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland
If you live in Scotland, Wales or Northern Ireland there may be different or additional help available.