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 Household Support Fund

The Department for Work and Pensions has announced a further extension to the Household Support Fund. This funding will run
from 1 April 2024 to 30 September 2024.
We are currently finalising the details of the scheme and once this is done this page will be updated and will advise you how to apply.

However, you may be able to receive support from Act on Energy to help cover energy bills, energy debt and/or assistance towards repairing broken boilers and heating systems. Further details are available on their website: www.actonenergy.org.uk/worcestershire-hsf

Through the Worcestershire Advice Network, help is also available for eligible pensioners NOT in receipt of Pension Credit, people with disabilities or a long term health condition of any age, and carers of any age. Further information can be found using the link below or simply call 01905 724294 or 01684 560666: Worcestershire Advice Network | Advice services working in Partnership

Details of other local support available can be found here: www.bromsgrove.gov.uk/costofliving

In addition to the local information above:

Details on the government’s Cost of Living Payments 2023-24 can be found using the link below. If you’re eligible, you’ll be paid automatically. If you believe you are eligible but have not received the payment(s), this link also advises you on how to report it: www.gov.uk/guidance/cost-of-living-payment

Further details on all government cost of living support can be found at: www.gov.uk/cost-of-living