Help if you're worried about money

Extra help is available for households in Brighton & Hove struggling to pay for food, fuel and other essential costs.

Extra help is available this summer for households in Brighton & Hove struggling to pay for food, fuel and other essential costs.

The funding is part of the government’s Household Support Fund. The extra support is available until 30 September 2022.

The funding does not provide cash. We'll offer vouchers or find another way to help you access essential goods and services.

You can also find information on help to pay for fuel bills and the latest updates on energy boost payments.

The funding is also being used to provide food support in the city. This includes vouchers for families that receive free school meals during the holidays, the support available through Children’s Centres and community organisations.

Community help and advice

You can also get help and advice through these community organisations:

Cost of living donations

If you’d like to make donation to help local appeal to help people in poverty in Brighton & Hove with their food and fuel costs through vouchers, food parcels and low energy items, please donate to the Brighton & Hove Cost of Living Crisis Appeal.

This fund has been set up by Brighton & Hove Citizen’s Advice and Brighton & Hove Food Partnership, with the support of Brighton & Hove City Council.

Any donation you give will go directly towards helping people in the city struggling to make ends meet.