Household Support Fund

Find out how the council will spend its allocation of the Household Support Fund (funded by the Department of Work and Pensions). 

Through the Household Support Fund, the council is providing the following:

  • support for families in receipt of Free School Meals during the holidays
  • extra funding to enhance the council's cash payouts for low-income residents most in need
  • funding for food banks and surplus food distribution sites
  • specialist energy-saving support and advice for residents.

For more information on the government's support for the cost of living visit their Cost of Living Hub.