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Get help with the cost of living

Regularly updated information about help with the cost of living. Scroll for Local Support and Online Advice. Summary of government support with the cost of living.

NOTE. If you don’t have enough to live on, you might be able to get help  with the cost of energy, water, food, and other essentials: Household Support Fund

Useful quick checklist: 5 ways to be smarter with your money

Citizens Advice Epsom & Ewell

Our trained advisers are here to help you get the support you should have. They can also refer clients to colleagues in other local organisations for extra help. Find out how to speak to one of our advisers.

Access our free energy advice appointments for support with your fuel costs. 

Have a look at our Cost of Living leaflet for a summary of local support.

Read Ten ways to save money, a quick reminder about food, energy, tax, benefits and more.

Have a look at latest summary of government support we can advise on.

How to contact an adviser at Citizens Advice Epsom and Ewell.

Local Support in Epsom & Ewell

Epsom & Ewell Borough Council

Local support and services to help with the cost of living. Check out the EEBC dedicated support web page. Click below for information about the main benefits managed by the council.

Council Tax Income Discount  
Housing Benefit Applying for benefits
Benefits full page  

EEBC is also a sponsor of Worrying about money? a really helpful source of information with contributions from some 30 local organisations.

Surrey County Council

Health and welfare support. Includes a comprehensive Everyday Living section – staying warm, food, period dignity and much more – as well as financial and benefit support, Healthy Surrey and Community Helpline.

Epsom & Ewell Food Bank

Part of a nationwide network, they provide three days’ nutritionally balanced emergency food and support to local people who are referred to them in crisis. Find out about Epsom & Ewell Food Bank and Surrey Epsom Pantry which offers members a weekly shop at reduced prices.

Citizens Advice Online

Grants and benefits to help you pay your energy bills
You might be able to take advantage of certain benefits, grants and help offered by the government and energy suppliers. Read more.

Get help with bills
There is a lot you can do if you’re struggling to pay essential bills – for example for energy, rent or council tax. Read more

Help with budgeting
In times like these it can help to work through the household budget. Our budgeting tool can make the job easier. Read more

Check if you can pay less council tax
You might be able to pay less council tax or not pay it at all depending on your circumstances. Read more

Check what benefits you can get
How to use a benefits calculator. You’ll need information about savings, income, pension, childcare payments and any existing benefits. Read more

Cost of living information
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How to contact an adviser at Citizens Advice Epsom and Ewell.

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