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.

Cost of Living Payments

If you're receiving certain benefits, you may be able to get an extra payment to help with the cost of living, as part of the government's Help for Households campaign. You don't need to contact anyone; your payment is automatic.

Find out more about Cost of Living Payments

A £150 non-repayable council tax rebate for qualifying households in council tax bands A to D to help with rising energy costs.
Financial assistance for residents most in need, to help meet the cost of food, energy, water bills and other essentials.
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.
Contact details for external organisations that provide information and advice about benefits, debt and welfare.