Support and money saving tips
The Money Advice Service shows what the average family spend on food so you can compare your spend.
Money saving tips
If you're impacted by these changes, the support available includes useful information we've pulled together on how to make your money go further, and different ways to boost your income.
The average household spends around £1,254 a year on heating and power, according to Ofgem, the industry regulator. That makes energy one of the biggest annual costs for UK families
The Energy Savings Trust states that up to £80 a year is wasted in the average home due to appliances left on standby!
- Are you over 19 years old, currently unemployed and living in Luton?
- Are you currently looking for work?
- Do you need a boost to help you become work ready?
- Would you like to join a course which may lead to a guaranteed job interview with a major Luton employer?
Luton Adult Learning, part of Luton Council, also offers functional skills courses on:
- functional skills - English, maths and ICT
- ESOL classes
- supporting teaching and learning in schools (teaching assistant courses)
- childcare qualifications
- a variety of vocational training
Please call for more information on 01582 490 033.
Benefits calculators - are you getting all the benefits you could be entitled to?
Find out if you'd be better off on Universal Credit (UC).
Discretionary housing payments (DHP) - under certain circumstances extra help may be available to you if we cannot meet your rent in full or you need help with a rent deposit, rent in advance or removal costs.
Do an in work calculation - through just a few simple steps you can see how much benefit you're eligible for and how much better off you might be in work.
NHS low income scheme - on benefits or a low income? You could be entitled to help towards prescriptions, dental treatment and more.