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How we can help

There are a few ways we offer assistance to our residents. The table below provides information about some of them.

Financial assistance offered by the Councils
AssistanceSynopsisFurther information
Household Support Fund This fund is to help residents in need with the cost of energy bills, food and other essential items (for example, school uniform) Visit our Household Support Fund webpage for more information, and to apply
Council Tax Reduction Council Tax Reduction is in place to help residents in need with the cost of their Council Tax bill Visit our Council Tax Reduction (low income) webpage for more information
£150 Council Tax energy rebate We are still paying this rebate - which was introduced by the government in February 2022 - out to eligible households Visit our Council Tax Bill further information webpage for more information
Housing Benefit Our online calculator lets residents understand their eligibility for Housing Benefit or Council Tax Reduction Visit our Make a claim webpage for more information

Support from Suffolk County Council

Suffolk County Council have support provisions available under their Local Welfare Assistance Scheme. The services, which are provided via gateway partners, include support with education, housing, healthcare and substance abuse.

Please visit the Cost of living support section of Suffolk County Council's website for more information.