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If you’re struggling with the costs of living, then you’re not alone and support and advice is available.

There’s further information on these pages to help you manage.

If you have vulnerable family or neighbours please watch for any signs they are not turning their heating on, eating properly or worrying about the cost of living.

If you're unsure about the support that you may be able to access please call 0161 253 5400.

Use the confidential benefits checker to make sure you are receiving all the benefits to which you are entitled: Benefits calculator and budget planner

United Utilities’ Hardship Hub has advice from energy and utility companies, local authorities, housing agencies, charities, and community groups from across the North West of England. There’s help with utility bills to guidance on applying for housing support. View the Hardship Hub

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