Cost of Living – Information and Help

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The Cost of Living Crisis has been declared an emergency by Manchester City Council due to the widespread and serious impact it will have on Manchester residents. There is a variety of support available to help people living across Manchester in dealing with rising energy bills, cost of food, money problems and general health and wellbeing issues.

There is a dedicated ‘Cost of Living‘ Advice Line which offers support with:

  • Benefits and paying your rent
  • Advice with debt and bills
  • Food support
  • Help to get online
  • Phone 0800 023 2692
  • Monday to Friday, 9am to 4.30pm

‘Be Well Manchester’ is for anyone who lives in Manchester or is registered with a Manchester GP Surgery. It is a partnership of local organisations and offers ongoing support within the community, helping you find a way to live and feel well. Supported by trained coaches who are able to offer a wide range of help and guidance, you will be given the opportunity to make changes to your life in order to feel healthier, happier and motivated to achieve your goals


Help with Food – If you are struggling to feed yourself or your family, you can find a list of local food banks or community grocer at:

Run out of Data – visit your local library for access to PCs, free wi-fi and pick up a free SIM card. To find out more text: 07860 064 128 and

Humans MCR Community Grocers