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Help with the Cost of Living

The cost of living is rising steeply. Energy, food and bills are all increasing, and many of us are struggling to keep up. These pages contain information with help that may be available to you – whether it’s support with debt, help to cover your bills, or access to jobs advice.

If you can’t find what you’re looking for, please get in touch - you can call the Community Action reception on 01332 346266 or email us at support@communityactionderby.org.uk

Housing and Rental Support

Housing and Rental Support

If you are struggling to pay rent or council tax, you may be entitled to financial help. Advice and support is also available if you are facing eviction or homelessness

Help Paying Your Bills

Help Paying Your Bills

The cost of bills and other essentials is rising. If you’re struggling with money, there are steps you can take to save on your regular living costs

Food, Clothing, Toiletries and Furniture

Food, Clothing, Toiletries and Furniture

If you need support with food, clothing, toiletries or furniture, there are organisations in Derby that can help

Increase Your Income

Increase Your Income

There are several ways that you might be able to increase your income, including claiming benefits you may be entitled to, moving into employment or changing your job

Debt Support

Debt Support

If you need advice, help, or legal assistance with debt, free support is available from a range of organisations

Other Links

Other Links

Here are some more links that you may also find useful