Everyone is being affected by the rising cost of living.

We know that some people are finding it difficult to make ends meet.

You are not alone. There are a number of local organisations that can offer financial help and advice. 

Household Support Fund

The London Borough of Bexley is set to distribute funds through local organisations to help support those who need it most.

More about HSF

Local partners who can help

Many local organisations are offering support and assistance.

About our local partners

Are you eligible for our HUG energy efficiency scheme?

Bexley partners with GLA and Everwarm to boost home energy efficiency and cut bills.

Check if you are eligible

Worried about money?

Information and support if you're facing financial difficulties.

Help with money worries

Worried about debt?

Free, independent, confidential and impartial advice for residents.

Help with debt problems

Worried about food?

Information and resources available in Bexley.

Help with food worries

Worried about your home?

Practical housing advice and support, including free housing and legal advice.

Help with your home

Worried about childcare?

Support for families and their childcare arrangements.

More about childcare support

Worried about energy bills?

Practical advice and information for households.

Help with energy bills

Worried about water bills?

If you’re worried about how you are going to pay your water bills Thames Water have a WaterSure bill cap and WaterHelp schemes to help households in need of extra support.

This includes low-income households, households with large families and those who have a water-dependent medical condition.

To find out more visit the Thames Water website.

Warm and welcoming places for residents

Free spaces in the community to meet new people, relax, read or work while staying warm.

Find out about the warm spaces

Low-cost broadband and mobile phone tariffs

The government has worked with Internet Service Providers (ISPs) and Mobile Network Operators (MNOs) to deliver low-cost broadband and phone service packages, called social tariffs, for those on low incomes.

Social tariffs are available for people claiming Universal Credit, Pension Credit and some other benefits, with some providers offering deals from £15 a month.

Find out more about Ofcom

Safeguarding concerns

Some residents may find it difficult to contact the right people for help at this time.

If you are worried about someone who may not be able to access the right services, please contact our safeguarding teams who will be able to help.

Family, children and young people


Greater London Authority - Cost of living hub

Benefits, grants and discounts you can get if you’re in financial difficulty, from Greater London Authority, the government, your local council, charities and advice centres.

Find out more