Cost of living advice

All the help you need in one place.
Money advice success stories
Our Money Advice team help make sure our residents are debt and worry-free. Here we have resident's stories of how Money Advice has helped them.
Help for Households
The Government is offering help to households. See what cost of living support you could be eligible for.
Jigsaw Rewards
Jigsaw rewards is an exciting opportunity for residents to give us regular feedback on our services and plans for the future. In return, you will receive points which can be exchanged for shopping vouchers or credits on your rent account.
Mental wellbeing advice
With the challenges many of us are facing right now, including the cost of living crisis, it is now more important than ever to make mental wellbeing your priority. Visit the Mental Health Foundation's website for their best tips.
Downsize your home and save
Downsizing your home by mutual exchange could save you money.
Useful links
Helping Hand - Find support in your local borough
It's a difficult time for many people across Greater Manchester, as the costs of energy, food and other bills continue to rise. Advice and support is available, no matter where you are...
Greater Manchester Poverty Action
Click to access maps with links to providers of food, household items and advice services across Greater Manchester.
Warm Spaces
Use the interactive map to find a warm welcome hub for those struggling to heat their homes this winter. Just add your postcode to find your nearest space.
Money Saving Expert
Founded by Martin Lewis, the site has a host of useful information and tips to help you reduce costs.
Loan sharks
A loan shark is an illegal unlicensed money lender. They often charge very high interest rates and may not give you any paperwork confirming the arrangements they have made with you.
Get help to buy food and milk (Healthy Start)
If you’re at least 10 wks pregnant, or have at least one child under 4 yrs old, you can apply for help with the NHS.
National Energy Action - your home energy checklist
This leaflet will help guide you through financial help available and practical steps you can take to help keep your home feeling warmer this winter.
Condensation & mould
We are here to help resolve damp and mould issues and offer appropriate advice for households to maintain a home free from condensation and mould.
Homes Contents Insurance
Ensure the contents of your home are protected. Take out your own household insurance either with this special scheme or by making your own arrangements.
Age UK
Whatever the worry, Age UK can offer support.