Help to manage the cost of living

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The rising cost of living has affected many in a number of different ways. The table below lists support services and organisations that can help residents and businesses with challenges brought on by the rising costs: 

Cost of Living FAQs Advice and support in response to frequently asked questions relating to rising cost of living challenges
Warm Spaces Network of local warm venues that residents can use to stay warm this winter
Broxbourne Frontline Local support services including food banks, money advice, employment schemes and mental health support
Hertfordshire County Council Money advice, energy and heating, and food support
Food Support List of local foodbanks
Help for Households Help with income and housing support, energy bills, childcare costs, transport costs and help finding work, plus eligibility information for the Cost of Living payment 
Herts Growth Hub Business support for finance and funding sources, and health and wellbeing
HCC Money Advice Unit Advice and information on a range of benefits and financial support
Financial Inclusion and Debt Advice Debt relief, financial inclusion, money management services in the Borough, and national support schemes
National Debtline Advice on paying less for living costs and information for extra support services
Cost Saving Tips (Citizens Advice) Tips and tricks to save money on household expenditure