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Luton Borough Council

Luton, supporting you

 

We want to make sure that, as a resident of Luton, you get the help and support available to you during the current cost of living crisis.

We understand that you're likely to be be worried about the impact of rising prices, with many of the most vulnerable households struggling to make their incomes stretch to cover the basics. This may also be affecting your mental health.

Together with our partners, we’re here to help with support for:

  • help with paying bills
  • concerns about rising energy costs
  • benefits and other financial help
  • employment guidance
  • housing advice
  • mental health issues and feeling isolated

Claim your benefits

Make sure you're getting all the benefits you're entitled to. Use our online benefits calculator to enter your details and find out which benefits you can claim.

Go to benefit and budgeting calculator

Video: information for advisors on using the calculator

Help, guidance and support

Help with bills

On top of a one-off payment from the government, get help with your utility bills such as gas and electric.

Utility payment support

Help with food and healthy eating

If you're struggling to feed yourself or your family, there are organisations that can help.

Don't go hungry

Benefits and financial support

Find out about the financial support you may be entitled to, depending on your circumstances.

Get financial support

Support for families and children

Benefits, grants, advice, free school meals, uniforms and childcare.

Funding and support for families

Help with housing or homelessness

Everyone is entitled to housing advice and information about homelessness or preventing homelessness.

Help with housing issues

Physical and mental health

Looking after your health can be neglected in times of crisis but support is available.

Looking after your health

Support with debt issues

Debt can happen to anyone. There are options for free debt advice and support to help reduce the burden.

Get debt advice now

Support with work and training

Useful links to job search advice, training, adult learning, starting work, childcare options and more.

Help getting into or back to work

Warm spaces

Keep Warm this winter. To help everyone stay warm this winter, welcoming warm spaces are opening up across Luton offering a warm drink and location to relax and meet others.

Find your nearest warm space

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