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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 help with sorting your finances and making sure you have access to benefits, emergency money, and low-cost loans, to linking you with local food banks and mental health 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.
Cost of living brochure (PDF, 6.8MB)