Cost of Living Help and Support and Warm Spaces

Cost of Living Help and Support

The cost of living can be a real challenge but there is help for all families.  Here is round up on what is on offer specifically in Cambridgeshire.  Pinpoint’s Money,benefits and legal section also has information to help you.

Cambridgeshire County Council has information on the wider range of support available across the county.

Each local council also has help on offer:

Huntingdonshire District Council

Cambridge City Council

Fenland District Council 

South Cambridgeshire Council

East Cambridgeshire Council 



Warm spaces

These are spaces which are free to use and where you will find warmth this winter – this will really help where heating your own home is going to be difficult.  All spaces are different, and many will be offering refreshments and activities.  The links to find these where you live are below.

Huntingdonshire District Council 

Cambridge City Council 

Fenland District Council

South Cambridgeshire District Council 

East Cambridgeshire City Council

Winter School Holiday Vouchers

If you get income related benefits you can get supermarket vouchers to help over the school holidays. Cambridgeshire County Council will issue each eligible child/young person with a £30 voucher via email and text by the end of the day on Saturday 17th December. You don’t need to do anything to claim them.

If you do not get benefits but think you might be need them please check our benefits page.

If you do not get Free School Meals but think you might need them please check here