Cost of living support

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Cost of living support


Many people up and down the country are really struggling, and the situation in Barking and Dagenham is no different. You’re not alone.

Times are tough right now, so the Council and community partners are working together to support you.

From benefits and low-cost loans, through to income maximisation and signposting to food banks, warm spaces, and wellbeing support. There’s lots of help available.

While we might not have the answer to everything, you can speak to someone in your local area who will be there to listen and connect you to support. Or alternatively, you can call 020 8215 3000.