Support with the cost of living

We understand the pressures many people are facing with the cost of living. The following schemes and programmes offer support to households in Hillingdon.

Support with household costs, energy bills, childcare costs, transport costs, help finding work and cost of living payments.
Guidance, support and tips to help reduce energy consumption and save you money.
A UK government-funded scheme that aims to improve the energy efficiency of homes across England.
If you're unable to afford internet connection to meet essential needs, you can get SIM cards and/or monthly mobile top-ups for free at participating libraries.
Schemes to help parents and carers with the costs of childcare.
The government announced that the Household Support Fund scheme will be extended from Monday 1 April until Monday 30 September 2024.
Children up to the age of 19 years in full-time education at a Hillingdon school may be eligible for free school meals.
Open to school-aged children (reception to year 11) who receive benefits-related free school meals.
If you are a Hillingdon Council tenant and struggling financially, our welfare reform and tenancy support team may be able to help.
If you're more than 10 weeks pregnant or have a child under 4-years-old, you may be entitled to get help to buy healthy food and milk.
Contact details for external organisations that provide information and advice about benefits, debt and welfare.
Our ECO4 Flex - Statement of Intent outlines our intention to participate in the ECO Flex scheme and follow the scheme rules.