Money to help with food, bills, energy costs and other essentials
A new round for support through the Household Support Fund will open in early April. If you've applied for or received support since October 2023, you will now be able to apply again.
The support will again help people who are struggling to pay for food, energy bills and other household essentials.
Alternative Fuel Payment
The Government has announced the Alternative Fuel Payment. If you don’t use mains gas for heating you should get £200 as credit on your electricity bill in February.
If you live in a park home or on static houseboats and have no direct energy supplier, will need to apply to receive the payment through an online portal that will launch soon. We will add this information to this page in due course.
Get food if you're struggling
If you are struggling to buy food contact One Front Door, a service led by Citizens Advice Wokingham that helps residents find the most appropriate local support.
Use their online referral form, or call 0808 278 7958, Monday to Friday.
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